This Week in History: Elvis in the Army

American revolutionary rumblings and the end of the slave trade.

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March 22, 1765 British Parliament passes the Stamp Act, sparking American colonists' anger against taxation without representation.

March 23, 1775 Patrick Henry declares in a speech, "Give me liberty, or give me death," and the phrase becomes a Revolutionary War cry.

March 24, 1958 Elvis Presley enters the U.S. Army.

March 25, 1807 Parliament abolishes the trans-Atlantic slave trade in the British Empire.

March 26, 1979 The Egypt-Israel peace treaty is signed at the White House.