boston tea party

boston tea party

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  • Parliament makes the tea act.
  • You should tax the Colonies on tea.
  • Britain ships the taxed tea over to the colonies.
  • I have cheap tea from England.
  • The colonial merchants were angry at Britain for the tea act.
  • We don't want your tea. No Taxation without representation.
  • In 1773, Britain passed the tea act which helped save the East India Tea Company and lowered the price of British tea in the colonies. The imported tea was cheaper than tea grown in the colonies and had a small tax
  • Frustrated colonists plan an act of defiance against the British.
  • We should get rid of the British tea.
  • The East India Tea Company started shipping the taxed tea over to the colonies.
  • Colonists dressed up as native Americans and threw the British tea into the ocean.
  • Colonial merchents were angry at the tea act because they thought it would affect their businesses. The merchants that sold tea grown in America were worried that since the British tea was cheaper they would lose business.
  • Britain finds out about the Boston Tea Party and decides to Punish Boston.
  • Colonists were angry with England over the taxes imposed on them and decided to defy against them.
  • In late 1773, colonists boarded the ship
  • After Britain found out about the Boston Tea Party they decided to punish Boston by making the Intolerable acts.
  • Oh, no. What happened to the tea?
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