It was intended to benefit the East India Company by giving them the exclusive right to sell tea in the colonies, creating a monopoly which the colonists perceived as another means of “taxation without representation
First Continental Congress
Let's talk about the resistance of the new taxes...
The Boston Tea Party was a political protest that occurred on December 16, 1773, at Griffin's Wharf in Boston, Massachusetts
Lexington and Concord
Ready, Aim , Fire!
The Intolerable Acts were punitive laws passed by the British Parliament in 1774 after the Boston Tea Party
Second Continental Congress
The First Continental Congress was a meeting of delegates from 12 of the 13 British colonies that became the United States
The first battle of the Revolutionary War, fought in Massachusetts on April 19, 1775
The Second Continental Congress was the governing body of the American colonies from 1775 to 1781