The Intolerable Acts was the term used by American Patriots for a series of punitive laws passed by the British Parliament in 1774 after the Boston Tea Party. ... In Great Britain, these laws were referred to as the Coercive Acts.
The British wanted the colonists to pay England back for all the tea that the colonists destroyed during the Boston Tea Party. Parliament also wanted more control over the colonies so it passed a series of acts, called the Coercive Acts, in 1774. ... The colonies referred to these acts as the Intolerable Acts.
The Intolerable Acts name was given by American patriots, which are the five acts that were adopted in 1774. Four of these laws were passed to punish the people of Massachusetts for the Boston Tea Party.
The Intolerable Acts also known as Coercive Acts were a package of five laws implemented by the British government with the purpose of restoring authority in its colonies. The first four Acts were passed as reprisal for the rebellion against the 1773 Tea Act that led to the Boston Tea Party Protest.
Parliament replied to the "Boston Tea Party" with the five Coercive Acts of 1774. The colonists dubbed them the "Intolerable Acts." They were an important factor contributing to the American Revolution. Colonists felt that this legislation violated their rights as Englishmen and their Natural Rights as human beings.
The series of acts British Parliament passed in 1774 in reaction to the Boston Tea Party came to be known in the American colonies as the Intolerable Acts.
The Coercive Acts (known in America as the Intolerable Acts) were passed by the British Parliament in 1774 as punishment for the destruction wrought during the Boston Tea Party, which was a reaction to the British tea tax of 1773.Jan 4, 2016