Road to the revolution part 1

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<ul><li> 1. Benjamin Wilsons satiricalcommentary on the StampAct, from 1766, shows afuneral. In the coffin are theremains of the Act.Mourners include LordGrenville (who is carryingthe coffin) and otherParliamentary sponsors ofthe Act. The print alsoshows the cargoes, destinedfor America, which wereunsent because of thecolonists embargo of Britishgoods. The ships in thebackground, ready now tocarry the cargoes to theAmerican colonies, arenamed after theParliamentary figures wholed the campaign for repeal.</li></ul>