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  1. The Boston Tea Party was an American political and mercantile protest by the Sons of Liberty in Boston, Massachusetts, on December 16, 1773. The target was the Tea Act of May 10, 1773, which allowed the British East India Company to sell tea from China in American colonies without paying taxes apart from those imposed by the Townshend Acts .

  2. Nov 26, 2022 · The Boston Tea Party was a political protest by the Sons of Liberty in Boston, Massachusetts, on December 16, 1773. They were upset by the Tea Act of May 10, 1773, which allowed the British East India company to sell tea from China in American colonies without paying taxes apart from those imposed by the Townshend Acts .

  3. New England is ripe for revolution in the fall of 1773, and young Jeremy and Deliverance Winthrop are eager to play their part. The brother-and-sister duo join the conspiracy against the red-coated British "lobsterbacks," carrying messages from Sam Adams, Paul Revere, and other patriots to set the stage for the famous event in Boston Harbor.

  4. Aug 09, 2007 · “The Destruction of Tea at Boston Harbor” lithograph, depicting the 1773 Boston Tea Party, by Nathaniel Currier. For many people, the Boston Tea Party was a waste of a lot of good tea. For others it was one of the most significant moments in American history. So why was a masked raid on tea-carrying boats such a big deal?

  5. The Boston Tea Party was one of the events that led to the American Revolution . It happened in the American colony of Massachusetts in 1773.

  6. After Parliament passed the Tea Act, American colonists reacted with a tea party of their own. If you're seeing this message, it means we're having trouble loading external resources on our website. If you're behind a web filter, please make sure that the domains *.kastatic.org and *.kasandbox.org are unblocked.

  7. Colonists in Boston rebel against "taxation without representation" by throwing a fortune in tea into the harbor (12/16/73). Moses, James and Henri travel to...

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