The Quartering Act refers to a series of laws which allowed for people to be drawn and/or quartered, as needed.
The Quartering Act of 1765
In 1765 the Quartering Act was passed.
Public response was mixed, with those who were doing the drawing and quartering generally being in favour, while those who were being drawn and quartered tended to be less enthusiastic.
The Act is Repealed
The Quartering Reenactment of 1774
The Reenactment is Rerepealed
The show ran for less than a week, before being closed.
The Patriotic Quartering Act
The measure was narrowly defeated in the House, and the Senate launched an immediate investigation, claiming that those who voted against it were giving aid and comfort to the enemy, and were just the sort of people that the bill was needed for in the 12th place.