How Did Boston Have Tea Dbq

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In 1773, on a December night in Boston there were three ships sitting in the Boston Harbor. The Dartmouth, the Eleanor, and the Beaver were the ships names. All three of those ships were carrying tea. The tea wasn’t unloaded because residents were angry because they were threatened not to buy the tea or use it. People of Boston were angry at the government of Boston that passed the “ Tea Act” since the Tea Act passed the law said the colonists had to get there tea from the East India Company. The Tea Act was putting tax on tea sold by other companies other than the East India Company. A group of colonists wanted to make things change was the Sons of Liberty. Led by Samuel Adams and John Hancock. They had secret meetings and then took action
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