Days of Revolution – Episode 13

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.