Land of the Brave

Administration of Justice Act

Colonial America - Land of the Brave


This article on the Administration of Justice Act in Colonial America provides fast facts and information about the effects of these laws and taxes.

Definition of Administration of Justice Act
The Meaning and Definition of the Administration of Justice Act: The Administration of Justice Act was passed by the Parliament of Great Britain on May 20, 1774 . The Administration of Justice Act suspended the right of self-government in the Massachusetts colony by allowing the newly appointed Military Governor to send rebellious colonists for trial in other colonies or in Great Britain to be heard by a British judge.

Purpose of Administration of Justice Act of 1774
The Purpose of the Administration of Justice Act of 1774 was was designed to punish the inhabitants of Boston, Massachusetts for the incident that would become known as the . The Massachusetts Government Act was one of a series of British Laws referred to as the passed by the Parliament of Great Britain 1774.

The Administration of Justice Act of 1774 became one of the Intolerable Acts
The Administration of Justice Act of 1774 is one of the five Coercive, or Intolerable Acts, that lead to dissent in the American colonies and to the creation of the Declaration of Rights and Grievances in 1774. The British measures that were classed as the Intolerable Acts were:

Less than a year following the "Intolerable Acts" including the Administration of Justice Act of 1774 the American Revolution erupted. 

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