Boston Port Act

March 25,1774

Explanation

This event is the closing of the port in Boston and demanding the city's residents to pay for the Boston tea party and the colony didn't like the idea of it

Background Information

the event that led up to this happening is the Boston Tea Party which is when they dumped nearly one million dollars into the Boston Harbor

What Areas Were Affected

Charlestown and Boston were effected because Gage easily closed the ports using the British Army

Colonist Response

They just wanted to pay for just the tea and disband the Boston committee of correspondence, they attempt at convincing their neighbors to soothe the British had failed

The Relationship

They didn't support the Boston Port Act but instead of breaking apart they came together and made an anti-British action