On this day in history: Parliament passes the Quartering Act

Posted 3/24/22

On March 24, 1765, Parliament passed the Quartering Act, which required American colonies to house British soldiers. The document begins, “AN ACT to amend and render more effectual, in his Majesty's dominions in America, an act passed in this present session of parliament, intituled, An act for punishing mutiny and desertion, and for the better payment of the army and their quarters.”

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