INTOLERABLE ACTS
BY CATE TUCKER

WHO- King George and the colonists who participated in the Boston Tea Party.
WHAT/HOW- After the Boston Tea Party Act, King George placed four acts on the colonists until the people who participated in the Boston Tea Party would pay for the lost tea. The first act was the closing of the Boston Harbor. The second act put Massachusetts under constant military watch. The third act protected any British official from any prosecution of any crime they had committed. The fourth and final act let British soldiers stay at colonists houses for as long as they want without the family telling them to leave. These acts eventually led to the Declaration of Independance.
WHEN- Spring of 1774
WHERE- Mainly in Boston but it affected all of the other colonies too.
WHY- King George felt like he was losing control of the colonies from his control, so these acts where suppose to reign them in and pay more respect to Britain.


SOURCES


"Intolerable Acts." Britannica School. Encyclopædia Britannica, Inc., 2016. Web. 8 Feb. 2016. <http://school.eb.com/levels/middle/article/394806>.On December 16, 1773

Appleby, Joyce Oldham., Alan Brinkley, James M. McPherson, Albert S. Broussard, and Donald A. Ritchie. "Building Colonial Unity." The American Journey. New York: Glencoe/McGraw-Hill, 1998. 126-29. Print.
"The Intolerable Acts." Ushistory.org. Independence Hall Association, 2008. Web. 12 Feb. 2016. <http://www.ushistory.org/us/9g.asp>.




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