Intolerable Acts

Intolerable Acts of 1770

Intolerable Acts- An attempt to subjugate Massachusetts.

Boston Port Act- an act to discontinue the landing, discharging, lading, and shipping of goods, wares, and merchandise.

Administration of Justice Act- an act for the impartial administration of justice in the cases of persons questioned for any acts done by them in the execution of the law.

Massachusetts Government Act- an act for the better regulating the government of the province of the Massachusetts' Bay.

Quartering Act of 1774- similar to the Quartering Act of 1765 which was an act for punishing mutiny and desertion, and for the better payment of the army and their quarters.

Quebec Act- an act for making effectual Provision for the Government of the Province of Quebec.

What Caused the Acts?

The Boston Tea Party that costed Britains more than 1 million dollars in U.s money.

Also the disobedience of Americans caused the Intolerable Acts.

People Involved in the Intolerable Acts

Colonists eventually got their freedom back!


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