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Taxation: Topic Page
Raising of money from individuals and organizations by the state in order to pay for the goods and services it provides MORE
Stamp Act: Topic Page
Revenue law passed by the British Parliament during the ministry of George Grenville MORE
From The Reader's Companion to American History
The Townshend Acts were a series of measures introduced
into Parliament by Chancellor of the Exchequer Charles Townshend in 1767.
Declaration of Independence: Topic Page
Full and formal declaration adopted July 4, 1776, by representatives of the Thirteen Colonies in North America announcing the separation of those colonies from Great Britain and making them into the United States MORE