The Boston Tea Party

The Revolutionary War

Who? Colonists/ Patriots

Colonists where angry they had to pay tax on tea, so they decided to dress up as Mohawk Indians went on the ship and dumped all the tea.

Where? Boston, Mississippi

The Boston Tea Party took place in Boston, Mississippi in 1773. The event was a very bad time. The British blockaded the water with ships until the Colonists payed it back.

When? On December of 1773

On December 16, 1773 the Boston Tea Party took place when 342 chests of tea where thrown off the ship, the tea belonged to the British East India Company.

Why? Taxes

Colonists and Patriots dressed up as Mohawk Indians because they didn't want to pay taxes for something they don't use.

Other Interesting Facts

The Boston Tea Party was one of the events leading up to the Revolutionary War, it took place in the colony of Massachusetts.

What? Tea

In 1773 342 chests of tea were thrown into the water by Patriots this angered the British because the colonists had to pay for the tea and they had to pay for it too.
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Boston Tea Party 1773 - 5 Minute History lesson - Quick Summary
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"Dump it Off" - Boston Tea Party Song ("Shake it Off")

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