What Is The Boston Tea Party

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“The Boston tea party was a political protest by the sons of liberty in boston, on December 16, 1773.” (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Boston_Tea_Party). The Boston tea party was on december 16, 1773, the cause was that the british raised the tea prices. So people dressed up as Indians and dumped the tea into the Boston Harbor. There was 90,000lbs of tea (45 tons). It took nearly 3 hours to dump all of the tea into the harbor with 100 colonists. “Under pressure from the patriot groups, the consignees in Charleston,New York, and philadelphia refused to accept the tea shipment, but in Boston, the chosen merchants refused to concede.” (http://www.history.com/topics/american-revolution/boston-tea-party). The reason the british taxed so much for
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