Includes bibliographical references (p. 46) and index.
Protesting a tax -- Change in attitude -- From the sugar act to the stamp act -- Angry words across the Atlantic Ocean -- Violence and politics -- British respond -- Good news-and bad -- Glossary -- Did you know? -- Important dates -- Important people -- Want to know more? -- Index.
Discusses the Stamp Act, its effect on the American colonies, and role it played in securing independence.