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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.

Boston Tea Party


This iconic 1846 lithograph by Nathaniel Currier was entitled "The Destruction of Tea at Boston Harbor"; the phrase "Boston Tea Party" had not yet become ...

Boston Tea Party - American Revolution - HISTORY.com


Find out more about the history of Boston Tea Party, including videos, interesting articles, pictures, historical features and more. Get all the facts on ...

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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Boston Tea Party Facts | Boston History


Read all about Boston Tea Party Facts and Boston History. Learn about the event that lead to an American Revolution!

Boston Tea Party Ships and Museum | Voted #1 Museum in Boston


The interactive exhibits and exquisite attention to historical detail make this a museum that every visitor to Boston should experience.

The Boston Tea Party, 1773 - EyeWitness to History


The Boston Tea Party, 1773. Printer Friendly Version >>>. Victory in the French and Indian War was costly for the British. At the war's conclusion in 1763, King ...

The Tea Act and Tea Parties [ushistory.org]


Playing Monopoly. Boston Tea Party. KTCA-TV. Angry Bostonians rebelled against British taxation and dumped 342 chests of tea into Boston Harbor. The British ...

Boston Tea Party Historical Society


A private, non-profit educational and cultural organization established in 1996 to preserve and share the Boston Tea Party history.Includes pictures, case studies ...

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