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Chapter 10, Lesson 3: A New British Policy (pp. 247-253)

I. Britain Taxes the Colonies

II. Colonists Begin to Unite

    A. Parliament passed the "Intolerable Acts" that ended town meetings, took away some power from the Massachusetts assembly, and closed Boston harbor.

    B. The First Continental Congress voted to stop all trade with Britain.

    C. Colonists began to view themselves as "Americans."

    D. More and more colonists thought Britain was a danger to their liberties.

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