The Sugar Act took place in colonial America in 1764. The act, passed by British Parliament, reduced the tax on molasses and sugar from sixpence to threepence per gallon. This reduction hurt the rum industry of American ... More »

The Sugar Act was a tax placed on the American colonies by the government in Great Britain on April 5, 1764. This act regulated the cost of many foreign goods, including sugar, wine, indigo and molasses. More »

As a way to raise revenues from the 13 colonies in America, the British Parliament passed the Sugar Act on April 5, 1764. It was a law that placed a tax on sugar and other goods, such as coffee and wine. Although the Sug... More »

As a way to raise revenues from the 13 colonies in America, the British Parliament passed the Sugar Act on April 5, 1764. It was a law that placed a tax on sugar and other goods, such as coffee and wine. Although the Sug... More »

The Quebec Act of 1774 was British Parliamentary legislation that enabled the continuance of the French Civil Code, granted Roman Catholics citizenship, allowed the Catholic Church free practice and collection of tithes,... More »

The Sugar Act was a tax placed on the American colonies by the government in Great Britain on April 5, 1764. This act regulated the cost of many foreign goods, including sugar, wine, indigo and molasses. 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 »