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Daemon
Posted: Monday, November 23, 2020 12:00:00 AM
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Repudiation Day

The Stamp Act of 1765 forced the American colonies to pay a tax on various official documents and publications, such as legal papers, liquor permits, lawyers' licenses, and school diplomas. In defiance of the new law, the court of Frederick County, Maryland, declared that it would carry on its business without the tax stamps required by the Act. The date on which the Stamp Act was repudiated, November 23, has been observed for many years as a half-holiday in Frederick County to commemorate this. More...
taurine
Posted: Monday, November 23, 2020 3:22:34 AM

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The Puritans found an insane asylum in the wilds of America. The Stamp Act was to make everybody stamp all materials so they should be null and void.

- Mark Twain, English As She Is Taught
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