History

Question

What was the three things the sugar act did?

2 Answer

  • The colonists were angry about the Sugar Act largely due to the economic consequences. This act added a tax of three cents on refined sugar. It also increased import taxes on non-British coffee, certain wines, textiles and indigo dye, and it banned French wine and foreign rum importation.
  • It imposed a tax of six pence per gallon of molasses
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