Stamp Act Debate


How do you establish a just society and maintain power?
There were many events that lead up to the American Revolution. The British government and the colonists did not always agree with the way that the colonies were being governed. Before we begin our lesson, do you know these terms?
You will be reviewing 18th century pictures and documents to try to understand how the colonists felt at the time of these acts that were being passed by the British Parliament. After reviewing these materials, you will take on the role of either the Colonist or the British troops. While taking on these roles, you will be responsible for creating a stamp or political cartoon and putting together arguments either promoting or resisting taxation.

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