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Causes Of The Tea Act Of 1773

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The main event was the Tea Act in 1773. It was a time when Lord North tried fooling the colonist by selling them taxed tea that was very cheap. Indeed the colonists were very disturbed from this terrible and unfair act and decided to take revenge by doing the Boston Tea Party. They planned it so that they would unload the tea that came from British East India Company’s but it would not go to the colonists. Instead the tea would go straight into the sea. The colonists wasted 90,000 pounds of tea that day, and were proud of what they did. But the King was obviously enraged by this act done by the colonist, colonists had squandered both money and tea in this act. He thought he was losing control over the colonists, so he declared the Intolerable
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