Causes And Effects Of The Boston Tea Party

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Causes and Effects of the Boston Tea Party
On December 16 1773, the Sons of Liberty led by Samuel Adams, conducted a union of Patriots to the Boston Harbor. King George had recently confirmed the Tea Act, which forced colonists to pay for unreasonably taxed tea. Furthermore, they plotted to boycott tea because of it. This boycott began the Boston Tea Party, causing many other crises after, leading to the Revolutionary War. By diminishing the tax on imported British tea, this act gave British merchants a biased advantage in selling their tea in America. King George’s ambition of this act was in pursuit to take over America, or, more importantly, the Patriots. The Sons of Liberty planned to boycott tea. Consequently, this grew into a great
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