American Revolution (1776-1783)
Act – 1765
-citizens were forced to open their homes to British soldiers (this cut down on the costs for the British Army).
Port Act – 1774
-the port of Boston was closed to all colonists until the damages from the Boston Tea Party were paid for.
of Justice Act – 1774
-stated that British officials would not be tried in provincial courts for crimes. Essentially, this gave the British free reign to do whatever they wished, as no justice could be served while they were still in the colonies.
Government Act – 1774
-this annulled the charter of the colonies, giving the British governor complete control over town meetings, and taking control out of the hands of the colonialists.
Act - 1774
-this bill extended the Canadian borders to cut off the western colonies of Connecticut, Massachusetts, and Virginia.