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Created with Fabric.js 1.4.5 The Navigational Acts took place from 1651 to 1849 (almost 200 years!) Both of these acts wereimplemented by Britain.They both restricted consumer availability tocommon goods. The Stamp Act wastargeted specificallytowards paper items,items used extensively by the colonies. The Navigation Actsforbade any ship otherthan British ships totransport any goodsto anywhere but England.It also banned molasses,tobacco, cotton, sugar... These two laws equallysparked the Revolutionand irritated all of the colonies while negativelyaffecting at the same time. Stamp Act vs. Navigational Acts This mainly affectednewspapers and lawyers, due to their extensive paper usage.It did, however, affectcolonists that needed tocontact other colonies. The Stamp Act took place from March 1765 to March 1766 (only a year!) This put a huge damperon international trade. It especially affected Dutch maritime trade which was at an all time high during that time. I <3 DUTCH As angry at Englandas they were, thecolonists still stood upand fought for theirfreedoms. Arguably the largestadversary of the Navigational Acts was John Culpeper of Virginia.He drove out the British confidants and was appointed executive chief of that area, later named Culpeper. One of the biggestopponents of the Stamp Acts was Patrick Henry.He delivered the famous,"Give Me Liberty, or GiveMe Death," speech. Healso helped to overthrowVirginia's royally appointedgovernment and was electedgovernor several times These two acts disposedupon the colonies equally sparked hate and rebellionagainst the British, and arewhat ultimately pushed thecolonies past the breaking point. By: Jackson Beck and Correy Avolos
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