The Boston Tea Party, Intolerable Acts & First Continental Congress


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Which was NOT part of the Boston Tea Party event?

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1. Which pair of events accurately shows cause and effect?

2. Which is NOT true of the Tea Act?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Great Britain missed opportunities to smooth over relations with its colonies in America, and in trying to protect their tax revenue and the interest of the British East India Tea Company, they failed to address the colonists' complaints. Answer the practice questions in this quiz/worksheet combo to focus in on causes and details of the Boston Tea Party, the Intolerable Acts, and the First Continental Congress.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

You will be tested on:

  • Actions of the First Continental Congress
  • Effects of British actions in the colonies
  • Colonial intentions in regard to protesting British actions
  • Details about the Tea Act and Quebec Act

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most significant information about British actions that caused contention in colonies
  • Information recall - access the knowledge gained about the colonial reaction to Intolerable Acts
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding the Intolerable Acts and the First Continental Congress and interpret it correctly

Additional Learning

To learn more about this period in American history, review the accompanying lesson called The Boston Tea Party, Intolerable acts, & First Continental Congress. The objectives addressed include:

  • Understand the political climate preceding the Intolerable Acts
  • Know what motivated the Sons of Liberty to organize
  • Recognize the effects of the Boston Massacre in 1770 on the mood of British opposition
  • Analyze the Tea Act, and how it impacted Britain's relationship with the colonies
  • Know which British actions are considered the Intolerable Acts
  • Understand what went on at the First Continental Congress, and how it relates to Britain's mishandling of the colonies
  • Define Conciliatory Acts, and know why they did not prevent war