Intolerable Acts
By: Alyssa
Who:
The British Parliament and King George isuued these laws on the colonists.
What:
The are a series of several strict laws.
When:
In 1774.
Where:
In Boston, Massachusetts.
How:
The First law they issued was that the Boston Harbor was closing and wouldn't reopen until the colonists paid for the tea that was dumped and they showed proper authority to the British. Then they made the royal governor take control over the Massachusetts government. Next all the sheriffs and juries became royal appointees. Lastly the British took the right to quarter soldiers anywhere in the colonies.          
Why:
The British made these laws because  the Sons of Liberty poured tea into the harbor.This event was called tyhe Boston Teaa party.




Sources:

Martin, James Kirby. "Revolutionary War in America." World Book Online Reference Center. 2008. Internet 4 Jan. 2008 <http://www.worldbookonline.com/wb/Article?id=ar466820>.

"Coercive Acts Imposed By British 1774." History Central. 2000. MultiEducator, Inc.. 15 Jan 2008 <httt://www.multied.com/Revolt/coercive2.html>.



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