The Stamp Act and the Sons and Daughters of Liberty

Review Questions

Which of the following was not a goal of the Stamp Act?

  1. to gain control over the colonists
  2. to raise revenue for British troops stationed in the colonies
  3. to raise revenue to pay off British debt from the French and Indian War
  4. to declare null and void any laws the colonies had passed to govern and tax themselves

Hint:

D

For which of the following activities were the Sons of Liberty responsible?

  1. the Stamp Act Congress
  2. the hanging and beheading of a stamp commissioner in effigy
  3. the massacre of Conestoga in Pennsylvania
  4. the introduction of the Virginia Stamp Act Resolutions

Hint:

B