There will now be a tax on tea imported from Great Britian.
Fact 1: When the tax on tea was announced, the colonists didn't really mind it, because the patriots knew they could alwasy buy dutch tea,a nd not have to pay the tax.
We're used to the taxes, and we can always drink dutch tea.
Fact 2: Soon after the tax on tea was announced, the tea act got placed, which lowered the price of tea from britian, making it cheaper than smuggled dutch tea. As a result, many patriots, got worried that the king was going to try and control more things in the colonists lives.
This is very scary, I wonder if the king will try and control other things next !
Fact 3 Due to the king lowering the cost on tea, and making them unable to smuggle dutch tea. A group of patriots, snuck into t a boat that was carrying crates of tea, while dressed as native Americans. And dumped out a bunch of tea.
FACT 4 : There was 92,000 pounds of tea dumped into the ocean. Which would be worth about $1.7 million today.
FACT 5 : The soldiers were blamed for the Boston Tea Party. They were blamed because they were not paying attention and let the Sons of Liberty get away with it.
LOYALISTS KING AND QUEEN
FACT 6 : The king would say or imply : "I need proof that you paid the taxes. NOW!"
FACT 7 : The taxed British tea became cheaper than to smuggle the Dutch tea