How Did Tea and Taxes Spark A Revolution?

How Did Tea and Taxes Spark A Revolution?

And Other Questions About the Boston Tea Party

eBook - 2011
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On a cold evening in December 1773, a group of men climbed aboard three ships docked in Boston Harbor. Armed with hatchets, the men began breaking into the ships' valuable cargo-342 crates of tea. They dumped the tea into the black water of the harbor and then marched back home through the city streets. This Boston Tea Party" was a bold act of protest by American colonists against British rule. It pushed the colonies and Great Britain a step closer to war. But who were these protestors? Why would they risk angering the powerful British government? And how did the British respond? Discover the facts about the Boston Tea Party and the colonists' struggle for independent rule.
Publisher: [United States] : Lerner Publishing Group : Made available through hoopla, 2011
ISBN: 9780761363156
0761363157
Characteristics: 1 online resource
Additional Contributors: hoopla digital

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