Taxes on sugar raised? Sugar act.

By: Sophia Falies, Mandi Scoggins

When, Why, and Who?

The sugar was established in 1764 by the king for improving the revenue of the kingdom.

The king also did this act for extending and securing the navigation between great Britain and the majesty's domination. Then king established the Act.

What did the act do?

The act enforced taxes and earned money for the king.

How did the Colonists react?

The sugar act caused many problems in the American colonies, mainly economic. The colonists were very upset because the taxes were raised. The sugar act also banned importation of foreign rum and french wines.