social studies sugar act
Updated: 2/2/2021
social studies sugar act

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  • sugar
  • Ayushi PatelPeriod 6
  • Sugar Act1764
  • Prime Minister George Grenville: I have an idea, lets raise revenue to help defray the military costs of protecting the American colonies!
  • HEY! STOP SMUGGLING SUGAR.
  • Since the sugar was being taxed colonists began sneaking in sugar from the French and Dutch West Indies.
  • sugar
  • Prime Minister George Grenville hoped that lowering the tax on sugar would prevent colonists from sneaking in sugar.
  • Prime Minister George Grenville: Well this isn't working. What if I lower the tax, then maybe the colonists would stop sneaking in sugar.
  • NO WAY!
  • STOP TAXING OUR SUGAR!!!