The video provides the viewer with “a deeper understanding of the event that started the Revolution and the birth of a nation” in 1773. The American colonies under British rule, were growing restless over the empire’s enforced laws and taxes caused by the Sugar Act in 1764. This taxed sugar, molasses and drove the price of rum up – which pissed off the colonists. Anyway. Enough on the US’s alcoholic history. Watch the video