Sugar, Expensive or what ?
King Announces a Tax on Sugar
About the Act
The law of a tax on sugar has been established for the revenue of the Kingdom. It is necessary that the price of this should be raised for defending, protecting and securing the country.
Barrels of sugar
Now buying sugar is a lot more than before
Parliament of Great Britain
Sugar Act goes into effect September 29,1764
lots of sugar
A lot of sugar is now being shipped
What people think
There are many people saying that the Sugar Act is outrageous and that they will never buy sugar again at these prices. Others are saying that it is perfectly fine and the extra taxes will help our country.