The Quebec Act
June 22, 1774
Causes and Effects of the Act
Rebels were becoming aggressive and formed groups in the colonies
Formed to keep the people in check and loyal to the British.
Effects of the Act
The colonies saw this as a way for England to removed certain freedoms
Allowed public officers to practice the Roman Catholic Faith
Province of Quebec and the 13 Colonies
How they responded
These loyalist brought new expectations to Quebec for government.
Patriots in the colonies were angered and it helped accelerate the confrontation that became the American Revolution.