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Cause and Effect of the Boston Tea Party

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hannah burke

on 29 May 2014

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Transcript of Cause and Effect of the Boston Tea Party

Americans love their tea, they drank it all day. But when Britain tried to collect a tax on tea the colonists were extremely angry. To show their anger, the sons of liberty dumped all the tea into the Boston harbor when three ships brought a new supply.
Boston Tea Party
Intolerable Acts

The cause of the Intolerable Acts was King George was furious about the Boston Tea Party and closed the harbor and took away their self government until all the tea was paid for.
The effect was these acts just stirred up more british hating feelings. Now people in all 13 colonies were angry.
Stamp Act

The colonists were very angry. It was horrible when the British Parliament put taxes on goods coming to the colonies. But the Stamp Act of March 22, 1765 was something new. The cause of the Stamp Act was Britain was in great debt because of the French and Indian War. Also the
debt was added on when they sent
troops to protect the western lands.
So they decided to let the colonists pay.
The effect of the Stamp Act was the king decided to tax the colonists.
Cause and Effect of Important Events
Tatum Wallace
Boston Massacre
The cause of the Boston Massacre was the Boston colonists didn't like having British solders in their city so they starting throwing snowballs. Some of the colonists decided the solders deserved more and started throwing rocks. A few of the redcoats lost control and fired into the crowd.
The effect of the Boston Massacre was five people died.
The cause of the Boston Tea Party was the colonists didn't want taxed tea.
The effect was the Sons of Liberty dressed up as Mohawk Indians and dumped all the tea of three ships when they brought a new supply to the colonists.
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