Boston Tea Party

Boston Tea Party

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  • Remind me again why we're the ones to guard this tea?
  • We drew the short straws remember?
  • This is so boring. All we do is stand around from dawn to dusk...
  • Keith, quit complaining.
  • Keith, Paul. You two are going down to keep the crow at bay
  • Yes, sir!
  • Hm, this looks suspicious... Better keep an eye on them..
  • We're here to inspect the tea you've brought.
  • Can we help you sir?
  • Nothing is out of the ordinary on the morning of the 16th of December 1773, the British have arrived into the harbor with 46 tons of tea (342 crates) from the East India Company; to get more money off the Americans as the British as greedy.
  • I guess we could relax and have a cup of tea while they're inspecting.
  • The British thought they were smart to tax the things most needed by the colonists. Little did they know. The red coats patrolling the ships turned and noticed a crowd starting to form at the docks, staring back at them. A couple of guards went off the ships to keep the people within the crowd at bay.
  • Leave no crate on any of the ships! They're all to be in the sea by sunset!
  • Oh no! Our precious tea!
  • Guess we'll have to close the Boston Harbor.
  • It won't just be the King who isn't happy with this happening...
  • The King won't be happy when he hears about this....
  • Agreed! We've a long night of celebrating ahead of us.
  • The crowd keeps increasing, all watching carefully as the colonists start to board the British ships, disguised as Native Americans. The objective? Simple; destroy the tea, prove a point to the greedy British and stop the Tea Tax in its tracks.
  • Now, how about we stop talking and let's get this party started!
  • Excellent work,  Lieutenant.  
  • While the red coats started drinking their tea thinking the 'Native Americans' were just inspecting the tea like they said, they actually set to work, hauling the crates one by one to the edge of the ships before chucking them overboard and into the sea below.
  • As the last rays of the sun fell over the Boston Harbor, the final crates were hauled overboard, the crowd starts to cheer on the colonists as they leave the ships. The British could only watch in horror as their tea was dumped into the sea. 
  • Let's get out of here boys!
  • After destroying the tea in the Harbor, the colonists held a huge celebration that lasted late into the early hours of the morning. The red coats had been stopped in their tracks for the moment, but the colonists knew the tensions would only grow.
  • All the tea is in the sea, Sir.
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