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Created with Fabric.js 1.4.5 Intolerable Acts Social Studies Infographic By: Megan Curry Lexington and Concord The Intolerable Acts consistedof 4 acts. They were madeto punish the colonists for the way they acted atthe Boston Tea Party. Boston Tea Party During the Boston Tea Party, Colonists dressed up as Mohawk Indians and dumped 342 chests of tea into the Boston Harbor. Delegates from 12 colonies gathered in Philadelphia for a meeting. Georgia did not send delegates. The Quebec Acts gave complete religious freedom to French Catholics. Britain planned to march to concord to seize arms. The colonists found out about this, and attacked the British. The Olive Branch Petition Colonial delegates senta petition to King George asking him to repeal theIntolerable Acts. Theyalso delared loyalty tothe King if he repaled them. Quebec Acts First Continental Congress Continental Army Delegates set up theContinental Army to dosomething about themakeshift armygathering around Boston. George Washington wasmade commander. On June 16,1775, ColonelWilliam Prescott led 1,200 minutemen up BunkerHill to fire at British ships.He then moved the mento Breed's Hill, which wasa better spot to fire. ABritish General named William Howe spotted them.He sent redcoats to attack,but the Patriots held fire,and the British were forcedto retreat. Battle of Bunker Hill Common Sense Common Sense was written by Thomas Paine. In this pamphlet, he changedthe colonists' attitudestoward Britain and the king. He said colonists did not oweloyalty to George lll or any other monarch. He alsosaid that having kings and queenswas wrong. The Signing ofthe Declaration of Independence When Thomas Jefferson finishedwriting this document, theContinental Congress voted thatthe 13 colonies were independent.The Document was adopted onJuly 4, 1776. It was then signedand distributed throughout the colonies.
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