WONDER #2609: What Were the Intolerable Acts?
Question 1 of 3
What was the main idea of this Wonder?
- The Intolerable Acts were four laws passed by the British Parliament to bring the colonies under control, but they had the opposite effect.
- The Intolerable Acts were also called the Coercive Acts.
- The Intolerable Acts were especially harsh on Boston, where many anti-British actions had taken place.
- Many things added to the tension between England and the American colonies that led to the American Revolution.
Question 2 of 3
Which of these was NOT one of the Intolerable Acts?
- Boston Port Bill
- Massachusetts Government Act
- Declaration of Colonial Rights and Grievances
- Quartering Act
Question 3 of 3
In response to the Intolerable Acts, the American colonies held the ____________________.
- American Parliament
- First Continental Congress
- War of 1812
- Second Continental Congress
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