Who Was Involved in the Intolerable Acts?


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The groups involved in the Intolerable Acts were the British Parliament and the American colonists. The Intolerable Acts, which were called the Coercive Acts in England, were put in place after the Boston Tea Party to try to force the Americans to submit to the government.

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The Intolerable Acts were highly opposed by the colonists and took away a number of the freedoms that the Americans had come to know. They lost their charter, had to give up buildings and homes to British soldiers who needed quarters and couldn't use the Boston harbor. Members of the British government couldn't be tried for crimes in the colonies and gave a large amount of the colonies to the territory of Quebec.

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