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The Intolerable Acts (the Coercive Acts)

Intolerable Acts Significance

The Coercive Acts, also known as the Intolerable Acts, were designed to punish the colonists, especially those in Massachusetts, for the Boston Tea Party. The Intolerable Acts did several things....

Latest answer posted September 14, 2017 8:55 pm UTC

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How did the Navigation Acts impact the thirteen American colonies?

The Navigation Acts were British laws passed to restrict trade to and from Britain. They were protectionist laws, seeking to keep British products exclusively transported in British ships and to...

Latest answer posted August 11, 2019 4:43 pm UTC

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Quartering Act Significance

When looking at the factors that led the colonists to declare independence from Great Britain, the Quartering Act played a role. Right after the French and Indian War ended, the British gained lots...

Latest answer posted November 20, 2015 3:17 am UTC

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The Intolerable Acts (the Coercive Acts)

What were the Intolerable Acts? What did they lead to?

The Intolerable Acts was a nickname Colonial newspapers gave to the "Coercive Acts" passed by the British Parliament in response to the "Boston Tea Party." Boston Port Act: Closed the Port of...

Latest answer posted September 25, 2013 6:46 pm UTC

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What was the Quartering act?

The Quartering Act was passed to help the British defend the colonies. When the British defeated the French in the French and Indian War, the British gained lots of land in North America. The...

Latest answer posted October 18, 2015 2:34 am UTC

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The Intolerable Acts (the Coercive Acts)

What were the Coercive (Intolerable) Acts?

The Coercive Acts, known as the Intolerable Acts in the colonies, were a series of enactments by Parliament in response to the Boston Tea Party. They were designed to punish and also bring to heel...

Latest answer posted September 12, 2011 10:07 pm UTC

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What were the feelings of the British about the colonists' actions in regards to the Tea Act and what did they do to...

The British were not happy with the response of the colonists to the Tea Act. The Tea Act gave a struggling British company a monopoly over the tea trade. The colonists were unhappy with the...

Latest answer posted November 6, 2015 2:45 am UTC

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The Intolerable Acts (the Coercive Acts)

Discuss the legacy of the Intolerable Acts in American history.

I think that the legacy of the Intolerable Acts extends both leading up to the Revolution and offering a blueprint of American political identity after it. Naturally, the British response to the...

Latest answer posted March 16, 2012 7:07 pm UTC

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How can I correct the following statement? "Other colonies couldn't agree whether or not to support Boston after the...

One way to correct it would be: After the passage of the Intolerable Acts, the other colonies supported Boston.

Latest answer posted January 26, 2011 11:10 am UTC

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What did the colonists think the Coercive (Intolerable) Acts showed about British intentions?

When the British imposed the Coercive Acts after the Boston Tea Party, colonists were convinced that the British government was trying to destroy their entire way of life. To prove this, the...

Latest answer posted September 10, 2011 8:23 am UTC

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What were the Coercive (Intolerable) Acts, with supporting details?

The Coercive Acts, called the "Intolerable Acts" in the colonies, were a series of acts passed by Parliament in response to the Boston Tea Party. They were intended to punish the city of Boston and...

Latest answer posted September 10, 2011 10:04 am UTC

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