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The Boston Tea Party

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Serina Vang

on 30 August 2014

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Describe Topic
Before the Boston Tea Party started, the English loss the French-and-Indian War. For the loss of the war, the King of Britain passes the Sugar Act and the Stamp Act.

The protest was because of the Tea act, passed by Parliament of Great Britain. GB granted east India company a monopoly on tea distribution in the America colonies, the colonies did not like that.

Intolerable acts were passed. GB Intended to punish the colonies.

Monopoly- A market with one seller, no competition.

Future rebellions for instance, in March and April of 1930, Mohandas Gandhi also rebelled against Britain. TBTP was a role model.

The Boston Tea Party
By: Kisa Chang and Serina Vang

Why important?
One of Sparked that led to American Revolution therefore creation of the U.S. The colonies decided it was time for them to stand up against the GB.
Why do we remember this?
One of the famous pre revolutionary incident in history. It was also the first time the colonies rebel with violence against their own government.
How it impacted America Revolution?
first significant acts of defiance
pushed the two side closer to war
this lead to the American Revolution on April 17, 1775
Samuel Adams and Sons of Liberty disguised themselves as Mohawk Indian and boarded three ships in Boston Harbor. They threw 342 chests of tea overboard on the night of December 16, 1773.
What are the long term effects?
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