Intolerable Acts. Coercive Acts
Key words include:
- Intolerable Acts
- First Continental Congress
- Coercive Acts
This PowerPoint presentation examines:
- Why colonists dumped tea into Boston Harbor.
- The punishment Parliament gave the colonists in the form of the Intolerable Acts.
- Details on each Intolerable Act and how it fueled anger among colonists.
- John Adams and George Washington’s response to the Intolerable Acts.
- Two political cartoons of the time (also in the graphic organizer).
- What Britain hoped to get out of the Intolerable Acts.
- The significance of the colonies coming to Boston’s aid.
- The First Continental Congress and the four decisions they agreed upon.
Overarching Question (Thinking Focus Question):
- How did Britain respond to the Boston Tea Party?
**CAN BE ALTERED!** This is lesson 10 of Road to Revolution Unit. It comes with an engaging and visually appealing 28-slide PowerPoint presentation with easy to understand content illustrated with charts and pictures. This PowerPoint lesson is accompanied by a three-page graphic organizer - answer key included!
Here are other lessons in this unit you may be interested in:
Lesson 1: Conflict in the Ohio River Valley
Lesson 2: Fort Necessity
Lesson 3: Albany Plan of Union (Congress)
Lesson 4: French and Indian War
Lesson 5: Proclamation Act of 1763
Lesson 6: Sugar Act and Stamp Act
Lesson 7: Townshend Act and Quartering Act
Lesson 8: The Boston Massacre
Lesson 9: The Boston Tea Party
Lesson 10: Intolerable Acts (Coercive Acts)
Lesson 11: Lexington and Concord
UNIT: Road to Revolution
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