The Tea Acts

The Act summarized

The Tea Act of 1773 was an act of the parliament of Great Britain. This doing was meant to reduce the massive surplus of tea also to undercut the price of illegal tea going to the colonies.

How Colonists reacted

They recognized the implications of the acts provisions, A coalition of colonists wanted to stop the tea from being delivered. In Boston a group of colonists some disguised as native Americans boarded tea ships and dumped it in the harbor. known as the Boston Tea Party.