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Transcript of Intolerable Acts
The Intolerable Acts were five acts passed by the Parliament in 1774. One of the important events leading to the Intolerable Acts was the Boston Tea Party.
An enforcement of the Intolerable Acts was British trying to regain control over the colonies. And legislation worked to pull the colonies together and pushed them down the road towards war.
What are the Intolerable Acts?
The Intolerable Acts were five acts passed by the Parliament in 1774.
They were aimed at breaking popular resistance in Massachusetts following the Boston Tea Party.
The five acts were
Boston Tea Party which happened on 17 December 1773 was an important event leading up to the Intolerable Acts.
It was based off a group of men dressed as Mohawk Indians that dumped 342 chests of East Indian Tea into the Boston Harbor.
Caused the led to the convening of the First Continental Congress at Philadelphia on September 5!
Boycott on all British goods.
Legislation worked to pull the colonies together and pushed them down the road towards war
Closed the port of Boston.
Boston Port Act
Massachusetts Government Act
Prohibited the colony to hold town meetings and form a government.
Administration of Justice Act
Any officer or soldier of the British government who was arrested would be sent to England for trial.
Colonists had to feed and house British soldiers.
Intended as a punishment, extended the province of Quebec southward to the Ohio River.
Sons Of Liberty
By: Mehula Patel
The Sons of Liberty was an organization of American patriots that originated in the pre-independence North American British colonies. The group was formed to protect the rights of the colonists and to take to the streets against the abuses of the British government
Massachusetts' colonial leaders formed committees of correspondence to discuss the repercussions of the Intolerable Acts.
The colonies were convinced to be brought together.
One nation together is stronger than 13 individual
The enforcement of Intolerable Acts was the British trying to regain control over the colonies again-because of the Boston Tea Party they saw they were losing it. (Boycotting British goods, harassing British soldiers, & starting public protests.)
Also other colonies where starting to rebel against British rule just like Boston was. Instead of just simply separating Massachusetts from the other colonies, Britain tried to abuse the people of the colony such as the sons of liberty.
Events leading to it...
Enforcement of the Acts...
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