1 Declaration of Rights and Grievances of the Stamp Act Congress, 1765

Andrew Trees

Professor Andrew Trees, Roosevelt University

Declaration of Rights and Grievances of the Stamp Act Congress

1765

 

13th. That it is the right of the British subjects in these colonies to petition the king or either house of Parliament.

In this section, the Stamp Act Congress claimed the right to petition, a protection also found in the First Amendment. For a fuller discussion of this document, see the introductory material.

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