How were the Navigation Acts of 1651 and the Molasses Act of 1733 alike? a. They both put limits on colonial trade. b. They both shut down colonial ports. c. They both forced the colonies to trade with the Dutch. d. They both eliminated taxes on colonial imports.
The Navigation Act 1663 (also called the Act for the Encouragement of Trade, passed on 27 July) required all European goods bound for America (or other colonies) to be shipped through England first.