Boston Tea Party
About the Boston tea party
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.