Boston Tea Party.
Key words include:
⭐ British East India Company
⭐ Boston Tea Party
⭐ Tea Act of 1773
⭐ Thomas Hutchinson
This PowerPoint presentation examines:
► Why Parliament repealed the Townshend Acts but kept a tax on tea.
► The British East India Company and why it was losing money.
► The Tea Act of 1773 and how this dropped the price of tea.
► Why colonists still wouldn’t buy taxed tea, “No taxation without representation.”
► Daughters of Liberty and raspberry tea.
► The significance of Massachusetts Royal Governor, Thomas Hutchinson, allowing three ships to dock in Boston Harbor.
► Samuel Adams organizing support and growing anger at the tea filled ships. Colonists wanting the ships returned to England.
► December 16, 1773, Adams and “Mohawk” Indians board the ship and throw over tons of tea.
Overarching Question (Thinking Focus Question):
❔ Why did American colonists protest against the Tea Act?
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Here are other lessons in this unit you may be interested in:
Lesson 1: Conflict in the Ohio River Valley
Lesson 2: Fort Necessity
Lesson 3: Albany Plan of Union (Congress)
Lesson 4: French and Indian War
Lesson 5: Proclamation Act of 1763
Lesson 6: Sugar Act and Stamp Act
Lesson 7: Townshend Act and Quartering Act
Lesson 8: The Boston Massacre
Lesson 9: The Boston Tea Party
Lesson 10: Intolerable Acts (Coercive Acts)
Lesson 11: Lexington and Concord
UNIT: Road to Revolution
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