Why did the Stamp Act politicize American colonists as never before? (Hint: what was new about the Stamp Act?)

The assignment is to answer the question: “Why did the Stamp Act politicize American colonists as never before? (Hint: what was new about the Stamp Act?) What methods did colonists employ to protest the act? Why did they choose those methods and what effects did they have?”

Your answer should be 2-4 paragraphs (approx. 200-400 words), and should include appropriate historical examples to support your answer, and should demonstrate critical analysis, not just repetition of facts.

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