Boston Tea Party

Boston Tea Party
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  • In 1773 the English Parliament passed new Tea Act wherein the East India company of Britan was favored with low taxes as compared to American goods 
  • Now they've taxed our tea?!?!
  • Yes! this means killing of American comomerce!
  • Oh no! This means monopoly to East India Compant
  • This new tax on tea angered American people and they formed a group called "The Sons of Liberty" to oppose the taxation without representation.
  • We must fight against this insanity!!
  • To send England a message, they decided to dress as mohawk indians and throw all the tea from the ships overboard.
  • When England heard the tale of the rebellion they were furious. They need to take action and put the Amercans in their place.
  • England shut down the harbors, sent more soldiers and set a curfew to show the Americans who was boss.
  • HARBOR CLOSED
  • Benjamin Franklin was persecuted for supposedly influencing the Americans to oppose the government through his book, speeches, and e.t.c. 
  • Is the reason for the Boston Tea Part ?
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