The Intolerable Acts of 1774: Definition, Summary & Significance


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Which of the following best describes the Boston Tea Party of 1773?

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1. Which of the following is NOT a Coercive Act?

2. This Coercive Act would have allowed the colonial governor to send suspected criminals to Great Britain for trial, rather than holding them in their colony of origin:

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

The quiz and worksheet combination will display your understanding of the Intolerable Acts of 1774. While taking the quiz, you will be tested on the Boston Tea Party and the Coercive Acts.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

During the assessments, you will be tested on:

  • Characteristics of the Boston Tea Party
  • Acts comprising the Coercive Acts
  • Effect of the Coercive Acts' passage

Skills Practiced

  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the Intolerable Acts of 1774
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about the practice of sending criminal suspects to Great Britain for trial
  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw from the lesson the most important information regarding American reaction to acts deemed similar to the Coercive Acts

Additional Learning

To learn more about the acts, review the accompanying lesson on the Intolerable Acts of 1774. The lesson will cover the following objectives:

  • Details the French and Indian War
  • Explores the Stamp Act of 1765
  • Explains the Boston Tea Party
  • Covers the passing of the Intolerable Acts in 1774