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Stamp Act
March 22, 1765 Parliament passes the Stamp Act
  Stamp Act
November 1, 1765 Official date the Stamp Act was to go into effect
  Stamp Act
November 5, 1765 Demonstration of sailors in Savannah to protest the new Stamp Act
  City of Savannah, Georgia
  Stamp Act
November 21, 1765 Because of uncertainty surrounding the Stamp Act, the Georgia Gazette ceases publication
  Stamp Act
January 2, 1766 Governor Wright, alone but carrying a single-shot muzzle-loaded pistol, turns back the Sons of Liberty at the gate of the Governor's mansion. They had come to the mansion to protest the Stamp Act.
  James Wright
  Stamp Act
January 3, 1766 Stampmaster George Angus serves a single day in the port of Savannah, making Georgia the only colony to actually have a stampmaster.
  Stamp Act
March 4, 1766 House of Commons votes to repeal the Stamp Act.
  Stamp Act
March 17, 1766 House of Lords votes to repeal the Stamp Act
  Stamp Act
March 18, 1766 King Georgia III signs bill repealing the Stamp Act, official as of May 1, 1766.
  Stamp Act
July 16, 1766 Georgia receives word that the Stamp Act has been repealed.
  Stamp Act






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