The Intolerable Acts


intolerableOn June 2, 1774, the British Parliament issued what they called, The Coercive Acts. In the Massachusetts Colony, they would quickly become known as The Intolerable Acts, and like most legislation passed by King George III in regards to the American Colonies, they had the exact opposite effect than that intended by the King.

In effect, what the acts did was revoke every right that the colonists had as both English Citizens and as Colonists. In essence, it made Massachusetts a physical part of England, subject to direct rule of the Crown. To us today, this might not seem all that much of a reason to rebel.

That’s why it would be interesting to travel back in time and see what the Colonials thought about what was happening…

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About Dave

Talk Show host, lifelong Baseball and Star Trek fan, US Navy Submariner and Fire Control Technician (Ballistic Missile) 1st Class Petty Officer (Submarine Qualified), Dave is married with four daughters, one son, two sons-in-law and two grandchildren plus one on the way. He resides quietly in Manteca, CA, where he records his podcast, Plausibly Live, three days a week. He also writes for several other blogs and as a "Stay at home Dad" plays a lot of games with his son. Dave loves books, history and is learning to weld and drive a forklift. Just for fun. Dave is also a Life Member of the Disabled American Veterans and a Member of the US Submarine Veterans.

Posted on June 2, 2016, in American, History, News & Notes, Revolution and tagged , , , , , , . Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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