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Ch. 2.2 Guided Notes The Revolution Begins Massachusetts Defies Britain When Parliament punished Massachusetts for the , the colonists organized the First Continental Congress. To intercept , the British sent customs ships to patrol North American waters. Thomas Jefferson suggested that each colony create a committee of to communicate with the other colonies about British activities. Under Lord North’s rule, Parliament passed the Act of 1773 to help the struggling British East India Company. In October 1772, the East India Company shipped 1,253 chests of tea to Boston, New York, Philadelphia and . The committees of correspondence decided that they the tea to be unloaded. In Boston, boarded the ships and dumped the tea overboard—now known as the Boston Tea Party. In spring of 1774, Parliament passed four new laws—the Acts—in order to punish Massachusetts and end colonial challenges. Coercive Acts: o Boston Port Act o Massachusetts Government Act o Administrative of Justice Act o
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