The Boston Tea Party

The Boston Tea Party

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December 16, 1773 All the background and events that led to the Boston Tea Party

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  • The King of England's Throne Room
  • Battling Debt
  • So, I've decided to pass the Townshend Act so you can pay for this through taxes.
  • Hi there, colonists. Guess what? That War with the French and Indians put England in debt!
  • Refusal
  • No Taxation Without Representation!!!!
  • I'm a British tax collector. Pay your taxes!
  • Oh no.
  • (Partial) Repairs
  • All right, all right. No more taxes... except on TEA!
  • Minus discount, plus tax. That work for ya?
  • Aboard the ship of The East India Company
  • Monopoly
  • Also, you'll only get tea from The East India Company. I won't be telling you this part, but, I'm creating a monopoly in order to help Britain.
  • December 16, 1773: THE BOSTON TEA PARTY
  • Protest
  • Punishment
  • Oh, is that so? You wanna try me? All right, then you're all punished!
  • Every single one of you has to heed to my newest, slightly unfair, acts. (Which you will later name the Intolerable Acts)
  • TEA
  • TEA
  • TEA
  • TEA
  • 342 crates of tea were dumped into the Boston Harbour by colonists( the Sons of Liberty) dressed as Mowhawk Indians.
  • This will later lead to the American Revolution, but that's for another comic strip.
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