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  1. Oct 13, 2022 · The Intolerable Acts, also known as the Coercive Acts, were five laws passed by the British Parliament in 1774, which led the colonies to hold the First Continental Congress in September-October 1774. The Intolerable Acts were passed in response to the Boston Tea Party, which is depicted in this illustration. Image Source: New York Public Library Digital Collections.

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  2. The Coercive Acts of 1774, known as the Intolerable Acts in the American colonies, were a series of four laws passed by the British Parliament to punish the colony of Massachusetts Bay for the Boston Tea Party. Below, see how these events transpired—and how they helped inspire a revolution.

  3. Overview In the spring of 1774, the British Parliament passed the Coercive Acts, which quickly became known in the North American colonies as the Intolerable Acts. The Intolerable Acts were aimed at isolating Boston, the seat of the most radical anti-British sentiment, from the other colonies. Colonists responded to the Intolerable Acts with a show of unity, convening the First Continental ...

  4. Nov 30, 2023 · The Intolerable Acts, also known as the Coercive Acts, were five laws passed by the Parliament of Great Britain in 1774 to punish the Thirteen Colonies of British North America for the Boston Tea Party. Though the acts primarily targeted the town of Boston, Massachusetts, they caused outrage throughout the colonies and helped spark the American ...

  5. Sep 22, 2022 · A 1774 cartoon by Paul Revere depicts Lord North, with the Boston Port Bill extending from a pocket, forcing tea (the Intolerable Acts) down the throat of a female figure representing America.

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  7. Nov 29, 2023 · A political cartoon meant to protest the Intolerable Acts of 1774; it depicts a Mohawk woman, representing America, held down and force-fed tea by a man labeled as 'the Boston Port Act'. From Emmet...

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