The Booston Tea Party: The Boston Tea Party

Shelby Vansickle
Mrs.Douglas
English
November 24,2015 The Boston Tea Party
How was the Boston Tea Party started? the people that helped in the boston tea party were samuel adams, the sons of liberty, and a small group of men towards boston harbor.
The act of american colonial defiance served as a protest against taxation. for more refuge seeking to boost the troubled East India Company, British Parliament adjusted import duties with the passage of the Tea Act in 1773. While consignees in Charleston, New York, and Philadelphia all very much rejected tea shipments,merchants in boston refused to concede to patriot pressure because they don’t want to sell the tea of traitors. On the night of December 16,1773, Samuel Adams and the Sons of Liberty
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The Tea Act(May 10,1773) adjusted import duties in such a way that the company could undersell even smugglers in the colonists. The company selected consignees in Boston,New York,charleston,and philadelphia, and 500,00 pounds of tea were shipped across the Atlantic in September.When the tea came back patriots refused to unload the tea and were punished to not unload the tea.This resulted into the boston massacre later the boston tea party.The boston massacre A.K.A(the Bloody massacre.Not true) killed 5 bostonians and injured 7 of them. No british soldiers were hurt or injured during the massacre one of the people that were killed was crispus attucks (a native american and a boat worker and loader) was the first to be killed that started the …show more content…
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Fun Fact: look below. Image of the boston tea party (342 chest of tea being thrown overboard.bostonians dressed up like Native americans were throwing it overboard with a crowd chanting”Tea is for loyalist, traitors, and britians who like it!” and also” Tonight boston Harbor is a teapot tonight!”)

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