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  • The Boston Tea Party

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    semester we discussed many different topics about modern world history. The topic that was most interesting to me was the Boston Tea Party. Many questions clouded my mind when we were talking about it. What lead to throwing the tea in the harbor? How did the “leader” of this act get people to go along with his plan? How did the British react, specifically the king? The Boston Tea Party is one of the most important protests that happened in history. The French and Indian war was expensive for the British

  • The Boston Tea Party

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    The Boston Tea Party The Boston Tea Party was an event that happened during the American Revolution. On the night of December 16th , 1773 a group of Massachusetts colonist disguised themselves as Mohawk Indians and snuck onto three British ships called “Dartmouth”, “Eleanor”, and “Beaver”. The ships were docked in the Boston Harbor to deliver tea to the New England colonies. The group of Massachusetts colonist dumped three hundred and forty-two chests of tea overboard into the Boston Harbor. This

  • The Dumping Of Tea Or The Boston Tea Party

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    who was walking down the hallway. When he arrives at history class, he completely zones out when the teacher talks about the Boston Tea Party. He panicked when he was doing his homework, realizing that he did not understand anything. Fortunately he read articles like this one to help him learn what he missed. The Dumping of Tea or the Boston Tea Party was an event in Boston, Massachusetts that helped spark the American Revolution. Before, Parliament imposed a harsh set of taxes. The Sugar Act placed

  • What Is The Boston Tea Party

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    Boston Tea Party What ?:The Boston Tea Party was a protest with the American Colonists against the British government. They protested by going on three trade ships in Boston Harbor and throwing tea overboard into the ocean. Some of the american colonists were dressed as Mohawk Indians,to symbolize freedom. When ?:The Boston Tea Party took place on Thursday December 16,1773. Where ?:This all happened in Boston in the boston Harbor, on 3 boats,which were called the Dartmouth, the Eleanor, and the

  • Causes Of The Boston Tea Party

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    three ships in the Boston harbor and threw 342 chests of tea overboard. The Sons of Liberty were a secret society that came together to protect the rights, freedom, and liberty of the colonists. Among the Sons of Liberty were artisans, craftsmen, doctors, lawyers, business owners, common men, ect. What caused the Boston Tea party? There were several factors that keyed in to create the general cause of the Boston Tea party. One cause was that the Patriots had been smuggling tea for years before the

  • Essay On The Boston Tea Party

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    full of battles and freedom fighters. From the Boston tea party to voting rights. America fought against a king who was unfair and unjust. They may have had a civil war but it was also for the idea that rights were being taken away. The country has many amazing historical characters that made it the country it is today. This paper will discuss the Boston Tea Party, George Washington’s inaugural address, his warnings upon leaving office as well as the Boston Massacre, the Battles of Lexington and Concord

  • The Actions Of Boston Tea Party

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    2015 The Actions That Led to Boston Tea Party: 1773 On December 16, 1773, American Patriots disguised themselves as Mohawk Indians boarded the ships of the East Indian Company docked in the Boston Harbor, and poured all the tea that was on the three ships into the ocean. They emptied three-hundred forty-two chests of tea which was valued at more than 10,000 pounds. This event became known as the Boston Tea Party. It was a reaction to the Tea Act of 1773. The Tea Party was the key event that started

  • The Impact Of The Boston Tea Party

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    made them keep taxing the tea only. The colonist’s were still very upset with the tea tax. That is what leaded to the Boston Tea party (the tea act). The Boston Tea Party had the best impact on the colonists towards fighting for their Independence. From my opinion Britain could have made things fair for everyone, but the King was selfish. The colonist’s were very upset with Britain, because they won’t stop taxing, but once they did stop they only taxed the tea. That was not good for the

  • Essay On The Boston Tea Party

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    that started the revolution was the Boston Tea Party. The Boston Tea Party is the most crucial event that took place because it started rebellious actions, it led to a chain of events which eventually caused the war to start, and it riled up many people. The first reason why The Boston Tea Party, which is also called the Midnight Raid, is the most significant event leading up to the American Revolution is because it started rebellious actions. The Boston Tea Party started as a protest against the

  • Boston Tea Party Analysis

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    What happened after the Boston Tea Party The article “The Spirt of ‘74” written by Ray Raphael discusses the problem that arose after the Boston Tea Party. The Boston Tea Party was a major event in history that showed that the colonists were happy with the high taxes on tea. They formed a group called the Sons of Liberty and dressed like Native Americans and threw crates of tea into the Boston Harbor. This was a major because it showed that the colonists weren’t going to let Parliament put taxes