Presentation on theme: "The Townshend Acts Indirect (not directly paid to customs agents, usually just result in higher prices) taxes on goods such as lead, paint, paper, and."— Presentation transcript:
The Coercive (Intolerable) Acts No ship could leave Boston Harbor until tea is paid for. Thomas Hutchinson replaced by a military general. (Thomas Gage) Mass. colonial assembly dissolved.
Imposes Quartering Act - People of Mass. ordered to house British soldiers without consent.
American Reaction First Continental Congress Formed - Group of elected men from all colonies to coordinate American response. Samuel Adams sets up secret communication network called Committees of Correspondence