July 27th, 1663

On This Date in TWISTED-HISTORY.com in 1663 the British Parliament passed a second Navigation Act, which required all goods bound for their colonies to be sent in British ships from British ports. Why? Because those British ships were owned by a select number of very wealthy men who were not afraid to pass some of that wealth on to members of Parliament.

About Joel Byers

Born in North Georgia and educated at some very fine public institutions. Real education started after graduating from college and then getting married and raising two boys. Has the ability to see the funny and absurd in most things and will always remark on it, even if it means getting the stink-eye from his victims.
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One Response to July 27th, 1663

  1. A Con(gress) Artist says:

    So… Nothing’s really changed then.

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