The Boston Tea Party
By Colten Kersky
What was the Boston Tea Party?
Why Did The Boston Tea Party Happen?
What Were Some Effects of The Boston Tea Party?
How Did the Boston Tea Party Contribute to the American Revolution?
Fun Facts about the Boston Tea Party
Between the three ships filled with tea, there was about 342 chests of tea.
The 342 chests could have made roughly 19 million cups of tea!
Famous Members of the Sons of Liberty
The rebels against British rule during the American Revolution.
The time in which America was becoming free from Great Britain.
Boston Tea Party:
The largest protest of the Tea Act that helped lead to the American Revolution. In included 342 chests of tea being dumped into the Boston Harbor.
Declaration of Independence:
The document that the First Continental Congress signed to give peace to the colonies. Written by Thomas Jefferson.
First Continental Congress:
The colonies representatives that met to discuss a protest to the Intolerable Acts and also signed the Declaration of Independence.
Acts published by the British government that were very unfair to the colonies.
The war in which America beat the British to declare freedom throughout the colonies.
Sons of Liberty:
A secret group that organized and participated in the Boston Tea Party.
The act in which tea was taxed very high.
The Battles of Lexington and Concord:
When the British marched into Concord to retrieve stolen weapons, a war broke out and was fought between some colonists and the redcoats.