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How did the American colonists manage to get the Stamp Act repealed?

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Basically, the American colonists got the Stamp Act repealed through economic sanctions against the British.  They stopped buying things imported from Britain and did so to a great enough extent that the British merchants started to lose money.  When this happened, the British merchants pressured the government to repeal the law.

Americans did many other things in opposing the Stamp Act.   They even went so far as to attack government officials.  But these actions were not what led to the repeal of the Act.  Instead, it was the economic effect of their boycott of British imports that forced the British to repeal the law.

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