Boston Tea Party

About the Boston tea party

The colonist took action after the king taxed there lively essentials such as Sugar, Stamps And Tea. The colonist formed "The Sons Of Liberty" to protest the taxes increase. The colonist were not happy to the taxes increase during the war. The colonist resisted to the British rule, leading to the war. Which resulted to the dumping of the tea in the harbor in 1773 in response to the tea act.

John Locke

John Locke was an Enlightenment Philosopher whose ideas, then any others influenced the american belief in self-government. john locke wrote that people are free,, egual, and have "natural rights" of life liberty, and property that rulers cannot take away.

Thomas Jefferson

The Declaration of Independence authored by Thomas Jefferson of Virginia, reflected the ideas of john locke and thomas paine. " we hold the rights to self-evident,that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by the creator with certain unalienable right, that amen those are life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness."

Standoff in Boston

every colony except Massachusetts, protesters were able to force the tea consignees to resign or to return the tea to England. In Boston, however, Governor Hutchinson was determined to hold his ground. He convinced the tea consignees, two of whom were his sons, not to back down When the tea ship Dartmouth arrived in the Boston Harbor in late November, Whig leader Samuel adams for a mass meeting to be held at fanueil hall on November 29, 1773.

The Battle of Lexington and concord

The Battles of Lexington and Concord were the first military engagements of the American revolutionary war. They were fought on April 19, 1775, in Massachusetts, within the towns of Lexington, concord, Lincoln, Arlington, and Cambridge, near Boston.The battles marked the outbreak of open armed conflict between Britain and the colonist on the mainland of British America.The rebel government exercised effective control of the colony outside of British-controlled Boston.

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