WONDER #2609: What Were the Intolerable Acts?

Question 1 of 3

What was the main idea of this Wonder?

  1. The Intolerable Acts were four laws passed by the British Parliament to bring the colonies under control, but they had the opposite effect.
  2. The Intolerable Acts were also called the Coercive Acts.
  3. The Intolerable Acts were especially harsh on Boston, where many anti-British actions had taken place.
  4. 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?

  1. Boston Port Bill
  2. Massachusetts Government Act
  3. Declaration of Colonial Rights and Grievances
  4. Quartering Act

Question 3 of 3

In response to the Intolerable Acts, the American colonies held the ____________________.

  1. American Parliament
  2. First Continental Congress
  3. War of 1812
  4. Second Continental Congress

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