Boston Tea Party
By: Kristin


The Boston Tea Party was a raid by American Colonists on three different ships in the Boston Harbor on December 16th 1963. In 1770 the British government repealed all the duties except one very important one. The colonists thought that if they paid the duty on the tea, the British would impose other taxes on them. The British government reacted in 1774 by passing a lot of harsh measures that later became known as the Intolerable Acts. They had a lot of import taxes. Parliament passed the Tea Act to get the East India Company. Some colonists dressed as Indians boarded the three ships and emptied chests of tea into the Boston Harbor.

So many people were conflicted during all of this and people were very devastated.
Samuel Adams bordered the ships and dumped the tea overboard. The tea was shipped to the American Colonies. The tea ships arrived in the Boston Harbor, the colonists tried to send them back then.

The Boston Tea Party was a raid by American Colonists on three different ships in the Boston Harbor on December 16th 1963. In 1770 the British government repealed all the duties except one very important one. The colonists thought that if they paid the duty on the tea, the British would impose other taxes on them. The British government reacted in 1774 by passing a lot of harsh measures that later became known as the Intolerable Acts. They had a lot of import taxes. Parliament passed the Tea Act to get the East India Company. Some colonists dressed as Indians boarded the three ships and emptied chests of tea into the Boston Harbor. It was a crucial time.

So many people were conflicted during all of this and people were very devastated. It was a really bad and horrible time. The Boston Tea Party conflicted a lot of peoples lives

Samuel Adams bordered the ships and dumped the tea overboard. The tea was shipped to the American Colonies. The tea ships arrived in the Boston Harbor, the colonists tried to send them back then. After the tea ships arrived in the Boston Harbor, then the colonists were determined to send them back to England. Samuel Adams was an unknown number of men.

The Stamp Act of 1765 and Townshend Act in 1767 really angered the colonists regarding British Decisions





Source:
Maier, Pauline. "Boston Tea Party." World Book Online Reference Center. 2007. [Place of access. Date of access.] <http://www.worldbookonline.com/wb/Article? Id=ar071320>. Source:
Maier, Pauline. "Boston Tea Party." World Book Online Reference Center. 2007. [Place of access. Date of access.] <http://www.worldbookonline.com/wb/Article? Id=ar071320>.



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