University of PhoenixSugar ActTaxes were reduced by this act on productslike molasses and sugar. It also imposed taxes on indigo, pimento, wines and coffee.Enforcement of tax collection also in-creased. The era of salutary neglect ended through this act.Tax collection was on the rise. For Britain, the colonies were new sources for direct revenue. The profitable rum trade for the New Englanderswas threatened by the law.Stamp ActThis 1765 act made it mandatory to use stamped paper for all official papers. This included diplomas, newspapers, marriage licenses, wills, and playing cards.The colonists’ inclination to collaborate as a sin-gle unit was portrayed through the Stamp Act Congress. It started a trend of faultfinding with the Parliament instead of the King. Events like boycotts, rioting, and ideological opposition were on the rise.