Profile of the Day: George Grenville
George Grenville was the Prime Minister of Britain between 1763-1765. On March 22, 1765, the British Parliament passed the Stamp Act, which introduced a tax to be levied directly on the American colonies. Authored by Grenville, the Stamp Act provoked widespread opposition in the colonies, resulting in its repeal in 1766. Check out George Grenville’s family tree and see how you’re related!