American Revolution

Boston Tea Party

Backround information

The colonist were losing there argument against taxation without representation.





On the evening of Dec 16, 1773, Bostonians Dressed up as Indians attacked the British ships docked in Boston Harbor and dumped their cargoes of tea overboard into the Harbor.






Brittan responded to the Boston tea party in late 1774, by passing serval laws that became known as the intolerable Acts.

Effects of the protest

Brittan responded the the trea party in late 1774, by passing several laws that became known as the intolerable Acts. One law closed Boston harbor and it would reopen when they paid for al the tea and showed there respects to the brittish athourity.
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