Enacted in 1766, the Declaratory Act extended the authority of Parliament to the American colonies, and it stated that the government had the right to pass laws that impacted the colonies. It was a repeal of the Stamp Ac... More »

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The Declaratory Act of 1766 was issued by the British Parliament and gave Parliament the same authority in American colonies as it had in Britain, including the ability to pass laws. It also gave Britain a way to continu... More »

The purpose of the British Declaratory Act of 1766 was to appease colonists by repealing the Stamp Act, save face and end the boycotts on trade. The act stated that the taxing authority of the British Parliament was the ... More »

The Declaratory Act of 1766 was issued by the British Parliament and gave Parliament the same authority in American colonies as it had in Britain, including the ability to pass laws. It also gave Britain a way to continu... More »

According to Wikipedia, the Currency Act refers to a pair of acts passed by Parliament that regulated the flow of paper money in the colonies in North America. Because there were no gold or silver mines in the colonies, ... More »

Parliament passed the Sugar Act to recoup some of the military expenses for protecting and defending the colonies. The Sugar Act was also a way for England to exercise control over the colonies. It was the first major ac... More »

The Sugar Act of 1764 disrupted trade between the American colonies and French markets and was one of the laws that hastened, and ended with, the American Revolution. The growing disconnect between the American colonies ... More »