SAT Subject US History Practice Question 451: Answer and Explanation

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Question: 451

72. The colonists took all the following actions in opposition to the Stamp Act EXCEPT:

A. tarring and feathering the stamp agents
B. convening the Stamp Act Congress in New York City
C. passing resolutions declaring the Stamp Act illegitimate
D. boycotting British imports
E. sending the Olive Branch Petition to Parliament

Correct Answer: E


Colonists sent the Olive Branch Petition to Great Britain long after the Stamp Act was repealed.

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