-The colonists left the tea on the docks to rot.- Over £90,000 of tea was destroyed by the colonists.-The colonists threw 342 chests of tea in the water.
-The Boston Massacre started out as a street fight.- 5 Boston people were killed.- Half of Boston's population attended the victims' funeral.
Battle of Lexington & Concord
- The Colonists weren't protesting a higher tax on tea.- The Tea was not from England, it was Chinese Tea.- The Tea Party itself, didn't incite revolution.
1st Continental Congress
- The British Government made the Intolerable Acts.- The Intolerable Acts was made as punishment for the Boston tea party.- There was 5 Intolerable acts that were done.
- There were 700 British regulars.- The British soldiers were called red coats or regulars.- The British soldiers were led by Lieutenant Colonel Francis Smith.
-The First Continental Congress was in Philadelphia's Carpenter's Hall.- All of the thirteen colonies sent delegates except Georgia.- The Congress originally leaned toward endorsing a plan presented by Pennsylvania's Joseph Galloway.