United States History Question of the Day

©Greg Feldmeth 2013

Intolerable Acts

British attempts to protect the British East
India Company led to problems in the colonies

Question 131426:

Which of the following were parts of the Coercive (or Intolerable Acts) that Parliament passed to punish Massachusetts?

I. Quebec Act, effectively establishing Roman Catholicism as the state religion of Quebec
II. Tea Act, which actually lowered the cost of British tea
III. Quartering Act, which allowed British soldiers to be housed in colonial homes
IV. Boston Port Bill, which closed Boston Harbor
V. Massachusetts Government Act, which annulled the colonial charter

A) I, II, III and IV only
B) I, III, IV, and V only
C) III, IV, and V only
D) I, II, IV and V only
E) all were part of the Coercive Acts

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