SAT Subject US History Practice Question 583: Answer and Explanation

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Question: 583

24. To show their opposition to the Stamp Act, colonists took all the following actions EXCEPT:

A. holding a meeting of colonial leaders in New York City
B. calling up the members of the various colonial militias to active duty
C. passing local legislation that declared the Stamp Act illegal
D. refusing to purchase any products imported from Great Britain
E. tarring and feathering the stamp agents

Correct Answer: B


The colonial militias were not called up for duty until long after the repeal of the Stamp Act.

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