Causes of the American Revolution
History Brief: The Boston Massacre
Boston Tea Party 1773
The Boston Tea Party was organized political protest by Sam Adams the Sons in Boston, on December 16, 1773. The demonstrators, some disguised as American Indians, destroyed an entire shipment of tea sent by the East India Company, in defiance of the Tea Act of May 10, 1773. They boarded the ships and threw the chests of tea into Boston Harbor, ruining the tea. The British government responded harshly and the episode escalated into the American Revolution. The Tea Party became an iconic event of American history.
The Boston Tea Party 1773
First Continental Cong 1774
The First Continental Congress was a meeting of 55 delegates from all the colonies except Georgia were sent to Philadelphia to establish a political body to represent American interest .
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