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Match the following acts with its purpose.

A
Troop maintenance
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Import of rum
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C
British currency
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D
Legal documents
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To face the financial burden of the Seven Years War, the British taxed the American colonies with the a number of Acts. The Quartering Act required the colonies to pay for the maintenance of the British troops in America. The Currency Act banned the use of local bills and enforced the usage of British currency. The Sugar Act banned the import of rum from overseas countries except England. The Stamp Act imposed a tax on legal documents and even newspapers.

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