Module 5.2: American Revolution
By Robby Reyes
The Intolerable Acts were properly known as the Coercive Acts. This legislation's purpose was to restore order in Massachusetts,
Boston Tea Party
Declaration of Independence
Once the Declaration of Independence had been written and signed, printer John Dunlap was asked to make about 200 copies to be distributed throughout the colonies. Today, the “Dunlap Broadsides” are extremely rare and valuable. In 1989, someone discovered a previously unknown Dunlap Broadside. It was sold for over $8 million in 2000. There are only 26 known surviving Dunlap Broadsides today.