In 1773, the Parliament set an act saying that all tea purchased was required to be British tea. Not only did the fact of have to by only British tea enrage the colonists but the fact that the tea was taxed angered them even more.
On December 16, 1773, three ships, the Dartmouth, the Eleanor, and the Beaver, arrived in Boston. About three-hundred forty chest of tea were allowed into the colony by Governor Thomas Hutchinson. Soon, several colonists were throwing all