Stamp Act Protest
After the French and Indian war, Britain, although victorious, was left with a debt of 140 million pounds. The British believed that the colonists should share the burden of sustaining the British troops in the colonies. The colonists were then enforced with harsh tariffs such as the well known Stamp Act. However, the protest of the colonist was such that the act was repealed and thus the American Revolution was soon under way.
In order for the British to recover from their debt, the British, led by Greenville imposed several acts on the colonists. …