Days of Revolution

Days of Revolution – Episode 13

By December 14, 2010 No Comments

Ned Ryun Continues His Series, “Days of Revolution.” Listen to Episode 13, “The Stamp Act and the Dawn of Popular Resistance.”

In this episode:

  • The high price tag of defending western frontiers and public debt leads British’s Parliament to pass The Stamp Act of 1765.
  • The act begins the first unified resistance from the colonies against the crown.
  • The act is enforced through Admiralty Courts.
  • Samuel Adams leads resistance in Massachusetts.
  • Committees of Correspondence help the colonies produce a uniform response.
  • The resistance has only begun, culminating in a war and a new nation.