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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 »

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The colonists were angry about the Sugar Act largely due to the economic consequences and the implications it had on their freedom. More »

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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 »

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