British Parliament implemented the Coercive Acts, known to the American colonists as the Intolerable Acts, to punish the residents of Boston for the Boston Tea Party and strengthen British control over Massachusetts. The... More »

The British government passed the Coercive Acts as a punitive measure to deal with colonies refusing to pay taxes. These taxes were intended to reclaim some of the money they spent defending the colonies during the Seven... More »

The Intolerable Acts were measures passed by the British Parliament in 1774 in reaction to the Boston Tea Party. The provisions of the acts included the closure of the port of Boston, a British government in Massachusett... More »

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The Intolerable Acts were measures passed by the British Parliament in 1774 in reaction to the Boston Tea Party. The provisions of the acts included the closure of the port of Boston, a British government in Massachusett... More »

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The Intolerable Acts were laws passed by the British Parliament in England in 1774 in reaction to the Boston Tea Party, which affected the American colonists everywhere. These laws were called acts, so they did not actua... More »

The Intolerable Acts were the last of a series of acts levied by the British that sparked outrage among the American colonists, who called for an intercolonial conference that eventually became known as the First Contine... More »

The First Continental Congress convened in 1774 to organize opposition to the Coercive Acts, known to Americans as the Intolerable Acts. It drafted and sent a declaration of rights to London, organized a boycott of Briti... More »