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American History Essay Contest

Celebrate America's History!

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~ Students ~

Are you in the 5th, 6th, 7th, or 8th Grade?
Do you live in Minneapolis, Minnesota?

You're invited to participate in a

History Essay Contest

"A Colonial Family's Reaction to the Stamp Act"
Topic:March 22, 2015 marks the 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 withouth representation". Describe a colonial famiy's discussion about the new Stamp Act and what role it played in organizing the colonists against the British King and parliament.

Open to Grades 5th -- 8th
Length:  300 -- 1,000 Words

Teachers / Schools / Parents

For information please contact the

Keewaydin Chapter
American History Committee Chair

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