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The food stamp program, now known as SNAP (Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program), was implemented in 1939 under the administration of president Franklin D. Roosevelt. The program, a part of the New Deal, was developed during the Great Depression when farms had surp...


A standard book of stamps from the U.S. Postal Service contains 20 individual stamps. In January 2014, first-class postage rates increased to 49 cents for standard letters, making the cost of a book $9.80.


According to Stamps.com, a First-Class stamp gives a postal customer a cost-effective option to mail items using the United States Postal Service, also known as USPS. Postcards, letters, large envelopes and packages under 13 ounces can be mailed using First-Class postag...


As of October 2015, the cost of a first-class postage stamp in the United States is 49 cents. This rate applies to standard-size mail that weighs one ounce or less. Letters that weigh more than one ounce cost an additional 22 cents to mail


The British 1765 Stamp Act, a law that taxed all printed papers and stamped them "paid," was a major trigger for the American Revolution, according to the Colonial Williamsburg Foundation. Colonists found this tax to be unfair because, for the first time, the British go...


Tax stamps are stamps that the government uses to collect fees and taxes. They are small pieces of security papers applied to a product. A tax stamp can also be referred to as a fiscal stamp or a revenue stamp. Revenue stamps appear on certain products, such as cigarett...


Wall stamps are made of craft foam and are used to add patterns to a room's walls without a stencil. Wall stamps are sold in stores and can be crafted at home.