John Adams: Coercive Acts
American History → Intolerable Acts → Boston Port Act
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American History → Intolerable Acts → Massachusetts Government Act
The British read the Interolable Acts to the people of Massachusetts in response to the Boston Tea Party. These acts brought Massachusetts under the control of the British government and closed the port of Boston until the colonists paid for the destroyed tea. The colonists are outraged by these new laws.
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Public Discussion Questions
What part of this declaration would be the most upsetting to Adams?
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