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1 Stamp Act Congress By Teddy Quinn and Heather Call

2 Stamp Act Congress Who Representatives from nine colonies Virginia, New Hampshire, North Carolina, and Georgia were not represented because some of their leaders were loyalist Representatives were called Delegates

3 Why Reaction to Stamp Act To voice constitutional concerns This was not a rallying point for independence

4 Stamp Act Congress Where Where Took place in New York Took place in New York Building would become Federal Hall which is in New York City Building would become Federal Hall which is in New York City

5 Stamp Act Congress Some Results Some Results Declaration of Rights was made Declaration of Rights was made Movement towards Revolution Movement towards Revolution

6 Stamp Act Congress Who Who Just some people not all Just some people not all Massachusetts- James Otis, Samuel Adams Massachusetts- James Otis, Samuel Adams Connecticut-William Johnson Rhode Island- Henry Ward New York- Jon Cruger, Robert and Phillip Livingston New Jersey- Joseph Gordon New Jersey- Joseph Gordon Pennsylvania- George Byran Pennsylvania- George Byran Delaware- Thomas Mckean Maryland- William Murdock South Carolina- Christopher Gadsden

7 Was fourteen points that colonists protested against Parliament Some Examples Are no taxing No voting means Parliament can not control them And trial by jury

8 Britain did not even treat this like a legit document The house of Lords denied it Never really was considered

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