The Stamp Act- Taxation Without Representation Webquest with Key.- This is an 8 page document that contains a webquest and a completed teachers key for easy marking. It contains 16 questions from the history.com website.
Students will be asked to watch a video which will provide a historical background of the policy of "Taxation without Representation." An article with a historical accounting of The Stamp Act and other unpopular British taxes is also required reading before beginning the webquest. The debt load on Britain following the Seven Years War, The Sugar Act, The passing of the Stamp Act, colonial anger over new taxes, the Sons of Liberty, the protests over the Stamp Act, and the eventual repeal of the act, are all covered by this webquest.
This webquest can be easily used as an introduction to the topic, a study guide, or a quick and easy sub plan.