In 1764 the government raised prices on taxed goods such as sugar, coffee, molasses, silk, wine, pimento, indigo, and cloth. This was idea was given by Prime Minister George Grenville. The Sugar Act also known as Plantation or Revenue act, its purpose was to increase revenue for the debt created by the war from the Britain Empire. Having the Sugar Act in process also put some enforcement in smuggling in and out of Britain. Due to protest tax was, in the end, dropped two years later.