Britain’s tax on paper goods was unremarkable in itself, but the colonies’ furious response surprised two continents. Historian Linda Rowe talks about the Stamp Act.
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The fundamentals of British law reside in the American Constitution. Historian Nancy Milton describes the English influence.| Transcript
The American rebels stood to lose a lot by winning the war. Sites interpreter B.J. Pryor discusses the risk of success.| Transcript
Forty-six pages from Thomas Paine’s pen whip discontent into outright rebellion. Public Sites Interpreter Alex Clark details the transformation.| Transcript
Not all colonists were ready to follow their leaders into revolution. Interpreters Steve Holloway and John Hamant debate in character as John Adams and Benjamin Franklin.| Transcript
Loyal subjects of the king walked among Williamsburg’s revolutionaries. Colonial Williamsburg’s Jack Flintom interprets John Randolph’s allegiance to King George III.| Transcript