Intolerable Acts

Intolerable Acts

The quiz for the middle school level, based on story from Liberty's Kids #2 Intolerable Acts and other historical facts.

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What were the Intolerable Acts?

What were the Intolerable Acts?
The Boston Port Act
Massachusetts Government Act
Impartial Administration of Justice Act
The Quartering Act
Navigation Act
The Alien Act
The Boston Port Act
The Currency Act
The Quartering Act
The Stamp Act
The Sugar Act
The Declaratory Act
The Stamp Act
The Sugar Act
Impartial Administration of Justice Act
The Boston Port Act

What caused the Intolerable Acts? What was the purpose of the Intolerable Acts?

Select the three correct answers
They were the first set of planned reforms.
They were meant to punish the Massachusetts colonists for their defiance in throwing a large tea shipment into Boston harbour
They were meant to punish the American colonists for the Boston Tea Party and other protests
The British thought the Acts would help to maintain control in America

The Intolerable Acts, also called as Restraining Acts and the Coercive Acts.

True
False

Under this Act the port was closed until the East India Company was paid for the lost tea. This created a great hardship for the people of the port-town whose livlihood depended on trade.

Under this Act the port was closed until the East India Company was paid for the lost tea.  This created a great hardship for the people of the port-town whose livlihood depended on trade.
The Stamp Act
Massachusetts Government Act
The Boston Port Act
Impartial Administration of Justice Act
Port Authorities Act

Which act allowed British soldiers to take over any building they wanted?

The Boston Port Act
The Quartering Act
Impartial Administration of Justice Act
Massachusetts Government Act

This act required the extradition (transfer) of all royal officials charged with capital crimes in America to courts in Great Britain.

Massachusetts Government Act
Impartial Administration of Justice Act
Port Authorities Act
Act of Justice

This act ended self-rule in the colonies and made all elected officers in America subject to British appointment.

Port Authorities Act
Impartial Administration of Justice Act
Massachusetts Government Act
The Boston Port Act

Where and when did the Intolerable Acts take place?

Passed by the Parliament of Great Britain in 1773
Passed by the Constitutional Committee in 1774
Passed by the Parliament of Great Britain 1774

Which of the following is not a Restraining Act?

Massachusetts Government Act
The Boston Port Act
Port Authorities Act
The Quartering Act

The colonists paid the East India Tea Company for the tea they destroyed.

True
False

What was the colonists' reaction to the Intolerable Acts?

Select the three correct answers
The First Continental Congress was convened in Philadelphia on September 5, 1774, to coordinate a colonial response to the Intolerable Acts.
They joined forces with Britain and defeated Canada
Colonists band together to form a collective resistance against British oppression
Other colonies openly showed their support for Boston by sending money and supplies to aid Massachusetts
They completely accepted these Acts and had the Boston Tea Party

According to the Intolerable Acts, what would happen to a British official accused of a crime?

He would be executed immediately
He would be proved innocent
He would be imprisoned in England
He would be sent to England to stand trial

Who was responsible for the establishment of the Committees of Correspondence (at the picture below)?

Who was responsible for the establishment of the Committees of Correspondence (at the picture below)?
John Adams
Samuel Adams
King George III
Samuel Washington
John Hancock

The Committees of Correspondence sent money and supplies to Massachusetts to help them survive.

True
False

The first Committees of Correspondence was invented and created ...

in Boston, Massachusetts, 1764
in the Virginia House of Burgesses, 1774
in Richmond, Virginia, 1772
in Boston, Massachusetts, 1774

By this time all the colonies were united by a complete system of Committees of Correspondence

By this time all the colonies were united by a complete system of Committees of Correspondence
1772
1765
1774
1775
1781

Many colonists saw the Intolerable Acts as a violation of their natural rights and their colonial charters. They therefore viewed the acts as a threat to the liberties of all of British America, not just Boston and Massachusetts. As a result of the Coercive Acts, even more colonists wanted to join against Britain

True
False

George Washington condemned the Boston Tea Party and believed the perpetrators should compensate the East India Company for the damages.

George Washington condemned the Boston Tea Party and believed the perpetrators should compensate the East India Company for the damages.
True
False