After the Boston Tea Party, the British parliament passed the Coercive Acts in an attempt to punish the colonists. The colonists staged further acts of protest and convened the fir...
On December 16, 1773, after officials in Boston refused to return three shiploads of taxed tea to Britain, a group of colonists boarded the ships and destroyed the tea by throwing it into Boston Harbor.
A group of 30 to 130 men boarded the three vessels and dumped all 342 chests of tea into the water. The Boston Tea Party was a key event in the growth of the American Revolution.
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During the mid-1700s, England levied many new taxes on the American colonists, for such goods as wine, paper, sugar and tea
. Even though this move lowered the price of tea
in the colonies, there was continued protest. So, in retaliation, the King of England passed a s... More »
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