Tea Act

By: James, Anthony and Juan

The Tea Act

The Tea Act was the final straw in a series unpopular policies and taxes imposed by Britain on her American colonies. The policy ignited a powder keg opposition and resentment among American colonist and was the catalyst of the Boston tea party.

The Tea Act happened in 1773. Tea was sold at the India company.

Parliaments tax the tea to save the East India Company from bankruptcy.

To sell it at public places to any British colonies or plantations in America.