3rd Cause of the American Revolution - Olivia Frick

3rd Cause of the American Revolution - Olivia Frick

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  • The Intolerable Acts - The Closing of Boston Harbor
  • Left to Boston Harbor
  • You can get it when you colonists pay for tea.
  • Step no further, Boston Harbor is hereby closed.
  • How can this be, I have a shipment to pick up for my store! How am I supposed to get it now?
  • I've just about had it!
  • The Intolerable Acts - The First Continental Congress
  • Indeed!
  • Delaware
  • Massachusetts
  • With our new boycott, we will show the British that we will not back down because of this new act. Instead, we will fight even harder!
  • Delaware
  • Virginia
  • Yes! We will show them!
  • Pennsylvania
  • The Intolerable Acts - Minutemen
  • The armory is straight ahead men, let's try to get as much gunpowder as we can.
  • I think I hear minutemen, we must stop them! They have been getting very bold recently, we need to put them in their place.
  • After suffering losses from the Boston Tea Party, the King closed Boston Harbor until the colonists were willing to pay for the tea.
  • The king also banned any town meetings from taking place in Massachusetts. The colonists decided instead to form the First Continental Congress.
  • After the King imposed these acts, the colonists decided to form the First Continental Congress, where they decide to start a new boycott. The patriots also started to form small groups of militias called Minutemen, who would steal supplies such as guns and gunpowder from armories.
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