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Can you name the five Intolerable Acts?

intolerablecartoonThe Intolerable Acts: The American Patriots’ name for a series of punitive laws passed by the British Parliament in 1774 after the Boston Tea party. They were meant to punish the Massachusetts colonists for their defiance in throwing a large tea shipment into Boston harbor.

They included: 

Boston Port Act: An act to discontinue, in such manner, and for or such time as are therein mentioned, the landing and discharging, lading or shipping, of goods, wares, and merchandise, at the town, and within the harbour, of Boston, in the province of Massachusetts Bay, in North America.

Massachusetts Government Act: An Act for the better regulating the government of the province of the Massachusetts Bay in New England.

Administration of Justice Act: An act for the impartial administration of justice in the case of persons questioned for any acts done by them in the execution of the law, or for the suppression of riots and tumults, in the province of the Massachusetts Bay, in New England.

Quartering Act: The fourth measure allowed the British to quarter British soldiers in colonial buildings at the expense of the colonists, including colonists’ homes, if there were insufficient space in other buildings.

Quebec Act: This was an Act for making effectual Provision for the Government of the Province of Quebec in North America.

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