Quebec Act of 1774
Quebec Act 1774: Goals: The Colonists viewed this
Meet the needs of as an extension of the
citizens (French) more Proclamation of 1763.
The British viewed this as
Re-establish the a wise business move to
Canadian Borders for re-establish trade with the
purpose of trade.
French in the new world.
Colonists viewed this as
Passed the Quebec Act of
an act of taking away
more land. 1774.
New England Restraining Act of 1775
Designed to limit or end The Act was passed as a
all unregulated trade in means of keeping the
the colonies. French Canadians from
Also, limited Banking conducting all financial
and Fishing rights within matters with the colonies.
the NE colonies. It also forced Colonial
Narrowed trading economy’s to trade very
foreign policies for the specific, and very
colonies. profitable goods, with
Boston Port Bill of 1774
Last Act that forced the All city council members
Colonists to revolt. and military officials
Passed unanimously in (local militia types) to be
Britain. appointed by the judges
Forced all legal and sheriffs.
appointments to be done Outlawed all town
by the crown. meetings of any kind
Judges and Sheriffs were other than voting.
to be appointed by the
Boston Port Bill 1774
Colonist considered this This Act would open the
to be a “revolt against the door for the Quartering
rights of people.” Act.
Allowed for no public With the Boston Port Bill
trials of any government the king also doubled the
officials. military involvement in
Allowed the king to the Colonies.
punish his officials like
that of his military.