Ye Olde Activity Two

You will explain why Americans were upset with British Tax Laws such as the Stamp Act, after the French and Indian War. You will also learn how the colonists showed their displeasure.


To complete this activity:

Each student will play a role as either a colonist, a tax collector, Member of Parliament or the King. Throughout the day, the colonists will be forced to pay unjust taxes to the King George who is living in Britain. After this activity is completed, write a paragraph explaining how you feel. Your paragraph should include: the role you played, how you felt, why you felt this way and what, if anything, you would do to change the circumstances surrounding the taxes.