Sugar Act, (1764), in U.S. colonial history, British legislation aimed at ending the smuggling trade in sugar and molasses from the French and Dutch West
declaratory act 1766
The Stamp Act of 1765 was an Act of the Parliament of Great Britain which imposed a direct tax on the British colonies in America
townshend act 1767
Quartering Act, (1765), in American colonial history, the British parliamentary provision (actually an amendment to the annual Mutiny Act) requiring colonial authorities to provide food, drink, quarters, fuel, and transportation to British forces stationed
Declaratory Act, (1766), declaration by the British Parliament that accompanied the repeal of the Stamp Act.
The British wanted to get the colonies to pay for themselves. The Townshend Acts were specifically to pay for the salaries of officials such as governors and judges.
During the time of the Cold War, there was an Atomic Age. It was an arms race the Us and the Soviets had gone head to head to build the worst weapon.