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Moments of Crisis: The Intolerable Acts
August 26, 2017 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
Little was left to the imagination of the colonists when news of the Coercive Acts reached New England, prompting them to quickly dub them the “Intolerable Acts.” This body of parliamentary acts, created to punish the people of Boston for their flaunting of British laws and authority, instead motivated many Americans to organize and resist what they saw as a foreign tyranny.
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Register for our Saturday Webinar series for the 2017-18 school year, Moments of Crisis, where we will study 10 crisis points in American history and government. Each webinar lasts about 75 minutes, running from 11am to just after noon, EST, on the show date.