Parliament Passes the Quartering Act

Colonists not amused

“High five, Limey” Photo by totallyhistory.com

“Every Act of Oppression will sour their Tempers . . . and hasten their final Revolt” — Benjamin Franklin

On March 24, 1765, the British Parliament passed the Quartering Act, forcing the American colonists to provide British troops with shelter and provisions. The Act ordered the colonists to supply barracks for the British soldiers…

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