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It was known as the in America and titled American Revenue Act by Britih Parliament.
The Sugar Act was passed by Parliament on April 5, 1764.
It was introduced by Prime Minister George Grenville as a permanent act.
The Sugar Act replaced the that was about to expire.
The Act consists of 47 clauses that stipulate rates and duties, restrictions on trade, requirements for shippers, penalties and provisions for prosecution.
Its purpose was to undermine illegal trade and raise revenue to pay for debt incurred during the French Indian War and to pay for …
An act for granting certain duties in the British colonies and plantations in America,; for continuing, amending, and making perpetual, an act passed in the sixth year of the reign of his late majesty King George the Second, (initituled, An act for the better securing and encouraging the trade of his Majesty’s sugar colonies in America;) for applying the produce of such duties, and of the duties to arise by virtue of the said act, towards defraying the expences of defending, protecting, and securing the said colonies and plantations; for …
Definition of Sugar Act
The American Revenue Act of 1764, so called Sugar Act, was a law that attempted to curb the smuggling of sugar and molasses in the colonies by reducing the previous tax rate and enforcing the collection of duties. It added several products such as hides, skins and potash to the list of enumerated commodities that could be legally exported under the . It was introduced by the new British Prime Minister, George Grenville. The 1764 Sugar Act amended the existing
Purpose of the Sugar Act
The goal of this …