The Sugar Act
Kyle Kiger, Chen Qi
The Sugar Act- Date
The French and Indian war was the main reason for the taxes on sugar because after the war, the British government was in massive war debt so they had to raise all taxes, including the basic necessities like sugar
The Sugar Act- What was it?
The Sugar Act- Explanation
The Act of taxing the colonies affected the imports/manufactures of rum in New England. This Act increased import taxes on refine sugar by three cents.
This only game more reasons for the colonists wanting to separate from Great Britain.