Jones County School System

2015-16
National Society Daughters of the American Revolution
AMERICAN HISTORY ESSAY CONTEST

Celebrating the 250th Anniversary of the Stamp Act




DAR Essay Topic

DAR Essay Topic
250th Anniversary of the Stamp Act


Passed by the British Parliament in 1765, this new tax required all colonists to pay a tax on every printed piece of paper they used. The Stamp Act was viewed by the colonists as “taxation without representation.”


"Describe a colonial family’s discussion about the new Stamp Act and what role it played in organizing the colonists against the British King and Parliament."


Deadline to enter is October 1, 2015. 

DAR Essay Contest Information