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Bostonians in Distress

Bostonians in Distress

This contemporary cartoon depicts the effect of the Boston Port Act (one of 1774's "Coercive Laws") on the citizens of Boston.  The series of laws would ultimately push the colonists to seek separation from Britain.


Media Credits

Image online, courtesy the U.S. National Archives, image 28/4/28-0312a.

 

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