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Great Game Previews In History: 23 March 2014

by J.R.

Today In History

312px-Parliament_Stamp_Act1765On March 22, 1765, King George III gave the Royal Assent to “An act for granting and applying certain stamp duties, and other duties, in the British colonies and plantations in America, towards further defraying the expences of defending, protecting, and securing the same; and for amending such parts of the several acts of parliament relating to the trade and revenues of the said colonies and plantations, as direct the manner of determining and recovering the penalties and forfeitures therein mentioned.”

We just call it the Stamp Act of 1765. It was unpopular among the colonists, who argued they were being taxed without their consent, and instead of raging blindly, they set up committees of correspondence and congresses and you know the rest (“The rest” is “America owns”).

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DemocraThree: 14 March 2014

by J.R.

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Every Friday bloggers from around The Heptarchy will update us on the news and notes from their teams (with that fancy header image courtesy of Mike D; like democracy itself, it’s a perpetual work-in-progress). Yes, we ripped this off from TRH’s Pacific War Room; no, we don’t care. And since we ripped it off, we’ll follow their lead and go in standings order.

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IIIiteracy: Threeros Great And Small!

by J.R.

Today the Winnipeg Jets — the minnows of Conference III — hosted the Detroit Red Wings, the yellow-bellied retreaters of the Flortheast.

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