the tea act

by melissa luciano

tea act

the tea act of 1773 was a act of the parliament of the great britain ,the whole purpose was to reduce the surplus of tea held by the british east india company financially and to help it survive . this was suppose to stop illegal tea from being purchase so people could start buying tea that would go to the townshends which were being paid . colonists in the 13 colonies recognized this , was also opposed to the stamp act of 1765 this whole thing is just to add tax on tea .