The Sugar Act: The French And Indian War

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The Sugar Act was established on April 5, 1764 and it helped reduce staggering national debt while the French and Indian War was occurring, it also helped pay for the British troops to defend the further attacks. After the French and Indian War the British had a debt of 72,000,000 and the main thing they wanted from the Sugar Act was to collect taxes and to force the colonists to trade with Britain and her colonies instead of having foreign powers to boost the British economy. Before the Sugar Act was a Parliament that controlled trade, also known as the Molasses Act and the Sugar Act changed the Molasses Act. The colonist hated the Molasses Act because it placed taxes of six pence for a gallon which was to import from any country outside
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