22nd MARCH ~ HISTORY ON THIS DAY

March 22nd ~ This Day in History video by History.com ~ 1765: Stamp Act imposed on American colonies: To raise funds to pay off debts and defend the vast new American territories won from the French in the Seven Years’ War (1756-1763), the British government passed the Stamp Act on the 22nd March 1765. The legislation levied a direct tax on all materials printed for commercial and legal use in the colonies, from newspapers and pamphlets to playing cards and dice.| & more about history on this day in the video…