George Grenville, Prime Minister, Portrait

George Grenville, Prime Minister of Britain, proposed the Sugar Act in order to raise money from the colonies to help pay Britain’s debt and to fund a standing army in Colonial America. Image Source: Wikipedia.

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April 5, 1764 — Definition, Analysis, Impact

The Sugar Act of 1764, Summary — External Links

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  • Article Title
  • Coverage April 5, 1764
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  • Keywords Sugar Act, American Revenue Act, American Revolution
  • Website Name American History Central
  • Access Date August 12, 2022
  • Publisher R.Squared Communications, LLC
  • Original Published Date
  • Date of Last Update August 10, 2022