Tea Act Book Review

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stamped paper it also taxed land grants, pamphlets, playing cards, and calendars”(97). This angered people due to the fact that everything that used to be free, was now costing money that went straight to the British Troops commissioned to protect the colonies against invaders. In 1773, the dreaded Tea Act the ironic thing about it was it actually lowered the price of tea in the colonies but the problem was any product shipped to the colonies had to pass through England, upon getting the tea from the East Indies the English merchants had to pay a tax on their purchase. The catch was the East India Company would choose a select group of colonial merchants who were permitted to sell the Tea. On December 16, 1773 a group of led by Samuel Adams climbed on ships in the Boston Harbor storing tea and threw out 340 crates of tea into the harbor The books approach on answering the question in the title of the book was pretty good but had a few weaknesses; Fea did a good job of getting major points that answered yes and no to the main question. The style Fea took writing the book was put the main points in sections within the chapters. This helped because it was a lot easier to follow this way, being able to know exactly what the content contained by the section…show more content…
Another important idea was that political leaders who wrote resolves and served as delegates to the Continental Congress between 1765 and 1774, had written important documents that were connected to the coming of the American Revolution focused heavily on enlightenment political theories of constitutional and natural rights of British subjects, More than any Christian or biblical reason why resistance to the Crown was necessary. This is important because the Crown was interfering with the work of colonial
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