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  Sugar Act - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
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en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Sugar_Act   (399 words)

 EPA: Federal Register: 2002 Farm Security and Rural Investment Act of 2002 Sugar Programs and Farm Facility Storage ...
Participating processors must act in conjunction with producers, that is, the acreage to be reduced must have been under contract with the processor during the applicable crop year and the land left fallow during the crop year the PIK program is implemented.
Sugar means any grade or type of saccharine product derived, directly or indirectly, from sugarcane or sugar beets and consisting of, or containing, sucrose or invert sugar, including raw sugar, refined crystalline sugar, liquid sugar, edible molasses, and edible cane syrup.
Sugar beet processor means a person who commercially produces sugar, directly or indirectly, from sugar beets (including sugar produced from sugar beet molasses), has a viable processing facility, and a supply of sugar beets for the applicable allotment year.
www.epa.gov /fedrgstr/EPA-IMPACT/2002/August/Day-26/i21363.htm   (10560 words)

 ERS/USDA Briefing Room - Farm and Commodity Policy: 1996-2001 Commodity Provisions
Sugar program loans are required to be recourse in years when the tariff-rate quota is established at or below 1.5 million short tons, raw value (STRV), but such loans convert to nonrecourse loans if the tariff-rate quota is increased above 1.5 million STRV for that year.
Sugar loans are issued as nonrecourse loans as long as the raw sugar TRQ is set higher than 1.5 million tons.
Sugar marketing assessments were paid on all processed, domestically grown sugar for fiscal 1997 through 1999, but were eliminated for FY 2000 and 2001 by the 2000 Agriculture Appropriations Act.
www.ers.usda.gov /briefing/FarmPolicy/1996sugar.htm   (2172 words)

 American Revolution - Sugar Act; Stamp Act 1765
Although the act is frequently compared to the unenforced Molasses Act of 1733, the Sugar Act imposed duties on a number of goods including molasses and other forms of sugar, textiles and dye, coffee, and wines.
When the Sugar Act was passed Georgians were concerned about the sale of lumber to customers in the Caribbean who would be using money gotten from the export of molasses to pay for the lumber.
It was the Stamp Act, passed by the British Parliament in 1765, with its direct demand for revenue that roused a violent colonial outcry, which was spearheaded by the Northern merchants, lawyers, and newspaper publishers who were directly affected.
www.americanrevolution.com /SugarActStampAct.htm   (1223 words)

 SparkNotes: Pre-Revolutionary America (1763-1776): The Sugar Act
In 1764 Parliament passed the Sugar Act, with the goal of raising 100,000 pounds, an amount equal to one-fifth of the military expenses in North America.
The Sugar Act lowered the duty on foreign-produced molasses from six pence per gallon to 3 pence per gallon, in attempts to discourage smuggling.
Not only did the Sugar Act provide for the relocation of trials from the colonies to Halifax, Nova Scotia, far from the setting in which infractions had taken place, it also allowed trials without a jury, in which the judge had a clear incentive to convict and the defendant was assumed to be guilty.
www.sparknotes.com /history/american/prerevolution/section4.rhtml   (1052 words)

 History of Sugar Programs   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
U.S. sugar producers were in acute economic distress at the time President Roosevelt initiated the New Deal because the tariffs they had sought for protecting and improving their economic position prior to 1933 were no longer effective.
The Sugar Act was consequently permitted to expire on December 31, 1974.
In administering the sugar program, the USDA took the position that the loan rate for refined beet sugar is intended to reflect a value consistent with the historical relationship between refined beet sugar net selling prices and raw cane sugar prices, the basis used by sugar cane and sugarbeet processors in determining grower returns.
www.americansugarbeet.org /secndTier.asp?bid=125   (4160 words)

 The Tea Act   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Sugar Act: The British Legislation wanted an ending to smuggling sugar and molasses from the French and Dutch to fund large British Empire responsibilities after the French and the Indian War.
Woolen Act: The woolen act was enacted in 1699.
Quartering Act: British soldiers were sent to the colonists homes to live there until the money was paid for all of the tea that was dumped into the harbor.
ww2.avery.k12.nc.us /ams/8th/AdvClass/Kasey/KaylaCL.htm   (409 words)

 Legislation for the Queensland sugar industry   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Provision was also made for the establishment of an oversighting statutory authority, known as the Sugar Authority to ensure on-going monitoring of QSL in the exercise of its raw sugar vesting powers.
The Sugar Authority would automatically assume the role of single desk selling in the event QSL were to move out of the control of the Queensland sugar industry.
Acting on the Hilmer recommendations, a number of reforms were drawn together in 1995 to form a package that was agreed upon by all Australian Governments called National Competition Policy.
www2.dpi.qld.gov.au /sugar/12096.html   (1446 words)

 History of Nova Scotia; Book.2; Part 2; Ch. 6., Acts of Parliament (1764-6)"
This act of the British parliament required the local authorities in the colonies, where barracks were not available, to furnish quarters and supplies to British troops.
It is no mystery as to the purpose of the act; it is set out in its preamble: it was to provide revenue to the British government by way of duties "in the British colonies and plantations in America, towards further defraying the expenses of defending, protecting, and securing the same.
The act was not to immediately come into force but rather a period of time was to pass before its implementation; this would allow time for the collection mechanisms to get in place.
www.blupete.com /Hist/NovaScotiaBk2/Part2/Ch06.htm   (2417 words)

 From Revolution to Reconstruction: Essays: The Stamp Act and the Sugar Act: Background and Reasons for Resistance (2/4)
The Sugar Act caused alarm in the American colonies, partly because of the expected economic disadvantages, but also because of a number of other reasons, one of the most important being the severe implementation by the navy.
In addition, the Sugar Act also became an issue in the struggle between various factions in the different states, but in general opposition was strong.
Colonial agents defending their cause were not heard by Parliament during the time the Act was scheduled to be discussed, another fact which added to the already tense atmosphere.
odur.let.rug.nl /~usa/E/sugar_stamp/act02.htm   (455 words)

 sugar act
The Revenue Act of 1764, also known as the Sugar Act, was the first tax on the American colonies imposed by the British Parliament.
Just as important, however, were the Act’s profound implications for the colonial judicial system, for the Revenue Act of 1764 allowed British officers to try colonists who violated the new duties at a new Vice-Admiralty court in Halifax, Nova Scotia, thus depriving the colonists of their right to trial by a jury of their peers.
While a handful of colonial leaders recognized the grave implications of the Revenue Act, it was not until news of the Stamp Act reached the colonies that the seeds of rebellion were planted in the hearts and minds of the broader public.
www.manhattanrarebooks-history.com /sugar_act.htm   (269 words)

 US - RESTRICTIONS ON THE IMPORTATION OF SUGAR (L/6631 - 37S/228)/B   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
The Sugar Act of 1948, including Title II, expired on 31 December 1974 and was not replaced by similar legislation.
Accordingly, the tariff binding on raw and refined sugar had not been in effect since that date and would not come into effect unless legislation substantially equivalent to Title II of the Sugar Act of 1948 is enacted by the United States.
As sugar was an item on which a binding was negotiated by the United States, if the hypothesis of a possible application of unlimited restrictions under the Headnote or under the Waiver were accepted, the United States, in contradiction with the criterion of reasonable expectation, would have the right to reduce its imports to zero.
www.sice.oas.org /dispute/gatt/89sugar2.asp   (5509 words)

 Sugar Act; Stamp Act
When enacted in May, 1764, the Sugar Act (Revenue Act of 1764) was intended to raise revenue to repay England's national debt.
The Stamp Act of 1765 (passed March 22, 1765) brought the first true rift between loyalist and colonist in Georgia.
Parliament repealed of the act on March 18, 1766, but they included an affirmation of their sovereignty.
www.ourgeorgiahistory.com /wars/Revolution/revolution02.html   (802 words)

 Sugar Act of 1764
Enforcement of the Revenue Act of 1764, as it was formally known, caused immediate economic hardship in New England and the Middle Colonies.
However, the Sugar Act was not trade regulation; its specific aim was to raise revenue.
Although the act is frequently compared to the unenforced Molasses Act of 1733, the Sugar Act...
www.u-s-history.com /pages/h1211.html   (764 words)

 The Stamp Act Crisis :: The Center for the Advancement of Capitalism
The Stamp Act Crisis of 1765-1766 was, therefore, the opening scene in the first act of the drama of the American Revolution.
The Sugar Act of 1764 was Britain’s first attempt to tax the Americans for purposes of revenue.
Having characterized the Sugar Act as a violation of the law of nature, of the natural rights of man, Otis went on to say that any such act such be considered null and void.
www.moraldefense.com /Philosophy/Essays/Stamp_Act_Crisis.htm   (4990 words)

 The Sugar Act
The Sugar Act reduced the rate of tax on molasses from six pence to three pence per gallon, while Grenville took measures that the duty be strictly enforced.
The act also listed more foreign goods to be taxed including sugar, certain wines, coffee, pimiento, cambric and printed calico, and further, regulated the export of lumber and iron.
This act, and the Currency Act, set the stage for the revolt at the imposition of the Stamp Act.
www.ushistory.org /declaration/related/sugaract.htm   (376 words)

 Stamp Act
The Sugar Act imposed new duties (taxes) on American commodities such as sugar, molasses, textiles, coffee and indigo.
American colonists were enraged by the Sugar Act because they did not think they should be taxed in the same way British residents were.
When the Stamp Act was to be officially implemented, on November 1, 1765, all stamp agents sent over from England had been intimidated into resigning their posts.
www.mrnussbaum.com /history/stampact.htm   (338 words)

 British Acts of Parliament: Stamp Act, Intolerable Acts, Tea Act, Sugar Act, etc
Starting with the Sugar Act of 1764, the Acts that initiated the unrest and eventual rebellion in the colonies were were first and foremost economic policies.
The only sets of Acts from these crucial years in Anglo-American history with a provenance equal to the provenance of this set would be sets from either the House of Lords or House of Commons Libraries.
ACTS OF PARLIAMENT AND AMERICAN HISTORY: Virtually all of the central events leading up to the war for American Independence were either Acts of Parliament or, on the colonial side, actions, writings or uprisings that responded directly to Acts of Parliament.
www.manhattanrarebooks.com /parliament.htm   (872 words)

 Sugar Pub l History
(It was on the basis of that estimate that Hawaii’s sugar planters voluntarily reopened negotia-tions with the International Longshoremen’s Union.
In return for an added year of labor peace, the planters paid substantial wage increases and gave their workers two bonuses averaging $1,000 each, the Journal reported.) ‘Instead of the $740 mil-lion we expected from our 1974 sugar crop, the revenue we received was closer to $600 million,’ Holroyde said.
The average production per acre for all sugarbeets grown for the Holly Sugar Corp. plant at Hereford was about one-half of that produced on the researchers’ plot.
www.sugarpub.com /history.htm   (898 words)

 Sugar Act April 5, 1764
An act for granting certain duties in the British colonies and plantations in America; for continuing, amending, and making perpetual.
.; for applying the produce of such duties, and of the duties to arise by virtue of the said act, towards defraying the expenses of defending, protecting, and securing the said colonies and plantations; for explaining.
., for and upon all white or clayed sugars of the produce or manufacture of any colony or plantation in America, not under the dominion of his Majesty.
www.multied.com /documents/Sugar.html   (1188 words)

 SugarCRM Forums - HELP - Act import (field mapping)
As a result, the transition from ACT to Sugar is almost seamless for users.
Since ACT does not have the concept of Accounts, you have to create the Accounts table by eliminating rows with duplicate company names.
The tasks table in sugar is almost exactly like notes, but the meetings and calls allow multiple users and multiple contacts.
www.sugarcrm.com /forums/showthread.php?t=2042   (2283 words)

 Fiji Sugar Corporation Act repealed: Bale - Fiji Government Online   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
The sugar industry is indeed a complex and heavily politicised institution from time to time as being the centre of serious political posturing over the years said Attorney General and Minister for Justice, Senator Qoroniasi Bale.
The social obligations of the company in the context of the growing number of people who became dependant on the sugar industry was one of the principal reasons which pressured Government at that time in 1972 to take over the company from SPSM.
The Minister said Government agrees with this logic, as part of the way forward to help the sugar industry to recover and survive and this is the logic behind the Bill now before this House.
www.fiji.gov.fj /publish/page_5889.shtml   (1056 words)

 The Currency Act
On September 1, 1764, Parliament passed the Currency Act, effectively assuming control of the colonial currency system.
The act prohibited the issue of any new bills and the reissue of existing currency.
Another provision of the Currency Act established what amounted to a "superior" Vice-admiralty court, at the call of Navel [sic] commanders who wished to assure that persons suspected of smuggling or other violations of the customs laws would receive a hearing favorable to the British, and not the colonial, interests.
www.ushistory.org /declaration/related/currencyact.htm   (338 words)

 SUGAR ACT, 1991   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
—(1) The Sugar Manufacture Acts, 1933 to 1982, other than section 15 (as amended by the Sugar Manufacture (Amendment) Act, 1973) of the Sugar Manufacture Act, 1933, are hereby repealed.
(2) Section 15 (as amended by the Sugar Manufacture (Amendment) Act, 1973) of the Sugar Manufacture Act, 1933, is hereby repealed.
—(1) This Act may be cited as the Sugar Act, 1991.
www.irishstatutebook.ie /1991_3.html   (1103 words)

 Sugar Act;Stamp Act
One large consumer is the Caribbean Islands, whose sugar exports help pay for the lumber.
When the Sugar Act is passed in 1764 Georgians appear concerned not with the tax, but with the sale of lumber to a major customer.
The Stamp Act of 1765 brings the first true rift between loyalist and colonist in Georgia.
ngeorgia.com /revolution/amrev2a.html   (355 words)

 Documents from the Continental Congress and the Constitutional Convention, 1774-1789 - America During the Age of ...
American colonists responded to the Sugar Act and the Currency Act with protest.
Parliament's first direct tax on the American colonies, this act, like those passed in 1764, was enacted to raise money for Britain.
The Stamp Act Congress passed a "Declaration of Rights and Grievances," which claimed that American colonists were equal to all other British citizens, protested taxation without representation, and stated that, without colonial representation in Parliament, Parliament could not tax colonists.
memory.loc.gov /ammem/collections/continental/timeline.html   (387 words)

 The Patriot Resource: Stamp Act
Coming on the heels of the Sugar Act and Currency Act, which had taken effect in 1764, the colonies complained that they could not afford the tax.
The Stamp Act Congress passed fourteen declarations and three petitions, which stated that Parliament could not tax the colonies, since the colonies had no direct representation there.
On March 18, the Stamp Act was repealed by Parliament, taking effect on May 1, 1766.
www.patriotresource.com /events/stamp.html   (340 words)

 Sugar Act 1764
And be it further enacted by the authority aforesaid, That [the act, passed during the reign of George II, entitled An act for the better securing and encouraging the trade of his Majesty's sugar colonies in America, which was temporary] is hereby made perpetual.
And it is hereby further enacted by the authority aforesaid, That all the monies [collected by this act shall be] disposed of by parliament, towards defraying the necessary expences of defending, protecting, and securing the British colonies and plantations in America.
And whereas … bond and security … shall also be given to the collector or other principal officer of the customs…
shs.westport.k12.ct.us /jwb/AP/TLdocs/SugarAct.htm   (130 words)

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