Answer: punishments that parliament gave to boston for the boston tea party.
Intolerable Acts
The Intolerable Acts were meant to force the rebellious colonies back into place but the opposite happened and only further fueled the flames of rebellion in North America. What started out as protests over taxes and authority led to the self-realization of Americans that they were not subject to British control but were indeed free and independent.
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The Intolerable Acts (passed/Royal assent March 31 – 22 June 1774) were punitive laws passed by the British Parliament in 1774 after the Boston Tea Party. The laws were meant to punish the Massachusetts colonists for their defiance in the Tea Party protest in reaction to changes in taxation by the British Government.
Intolerable Acts also called Coercive Acts (1774) in U.S. colonial history four punitive measures enacted by the British Parliament in retaliation for acts of colonial defiance together with the Quebec Act establishing a new administration for the territory ceded to Britain after the French and Indian War (1754–63).
The Intolerable Acts consisted of a number of measures meant to punish the port of Boston and the people of Massachusetts for the Boston Tea party. Parliament now under the leadership of Lord North passed the first of these measures the Boston Port Act in March 1774. This act provided that the port of Boston would be closed until the East India Company received compensation for the loss of the tea and the Royal Government received payment for the lost income it would have received on the ...
The Intolerable Acts . Boston Port Act. Administration of Justice Act. Massachusetts Government Act. Quartering Act. Quebec Act. The government spent immense sums of money on troops and equipment in an attempt to subjugate Massachusetts.