Hannah Daniel

The Boston Tea Party

Who , When , Where

A group of colonists were there. It took place in the American colony of Massachusetts in December 1773. It was on big boats owned by the British East India company.

What happened?

The colonists complained so strongly about the taxes that the government finally ended most of the taxes. On the night of December 16,1773, a group of 60 colonists decided to protest the tax. They dressed as Native Americans and went aboard ships in Boston Harbor.