American Revolution Research
This was a series of acts passed to punish the colonist for the Boston Tea Party. The Boston Port Act, one of the acts passed, shut down Boston Harbor. No ships could leave or enter Boston.
American Colonists who supported the revolution were called Patriots. General George Washington was one of the very influential Patriot during the American Revolution.
Loyalists were also known as Tories. They were the American colonists who wanted to remain loyal to King George III.