Mo Sugar, Mo Problems

What is the Sugar Act?

The sugar act is taxing people for sugar! Not just sugar, but also foods or candies that are made up of mostly sugar. For Example, Syrup, candy, cake, etc.

When was the Sugar Act?

The sugar act started on April 5th, 1764!

Sugar. Yay.

Why are we (the parliaments) taxing this item?

Because almost everyone owns sugar! We're gonna earn a lot of money when everyone owns this item! You want to bake a cake? Sugar. Give candy to your son? Sugar. Put syrup on your waffles? Sugar. Pretty much, Sugar=Money for us