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The Boston Tea Party. The Boston Tea Party It was another cold December night in Boston.

The Boston Tea Party

The three British ships the Dartmouth, the Eleanor, and the Beaver were sitting in Boston harbor, their holds full of tea that wasn't being unloaded because the angry residents of Boston were threatened not to buy or use the tea. Boston Tea Party - Wikipedia. Coordinates: 42°21′13″N 71°03′09″W / 42.3536°N 71.0524°W / 42.3536; -71.0524 (Boston Tea Party) This iconic 1846 lithograph by Nathaniel Currier was entitled "The Destruction of Tea at Boston Harbor"; the phrase "Boston Tea Party" had not yet become standard.

Boston Tea Party - Wikipedia

The Boston Tea Party - Dec 16, 1773. Also on this day American Revolution On this day in 1773, a group of Massachusetts colonists disguised as Mohawk Indians board three British tea ships moored in Boston Harbor and dump 342 chests of tea into the water.

The Boston Tea Party - Dec 16, 1773

Now known as the “Boston Tea Party,” the midnight raid was a protest of the Tea Act of 1773,... Automotive. Boston Tea Party Aftermath. Tea leaves in glass bottle collected on the shore of Dorchester Neck the morning of 17 December 1773.

Boston Tea Party Aftermath

Massachusetts Historical Society. December 17, 1773 to April 19, 1775: “The Aftermath” This is the most magnificent Movement of all. There is a Dignity, a Majesty, a Sublimity in this last Effort of the Patriots that I greatly admire. This Destruction of the Tea is so bold, so daring, so firm, so intrepid, and so inflexible, and it must have so important Consequences and so lasting, that I cannot but consider it as an Epocha in History. ~ John Adams, December 17, 1773.

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The American Revolutionary War: A Timeline of Major Events. Events leading up to the War The French and Indian War (1754-63) The Sugar Act (4/5/1764) The Stamp Act (3/22/1765) Patrick Henry's "If This Be Treason" speech (5/29/1765)

The American Revolutionary War: A Timeline of Major Events

American Revolution for Kids: Daily Life During the Revolutionary War. History >> American Revolution The Peale Family by Charles Wilson Peale What kind of houses did the colonists live in?

American Revolution for Kids: Daily Life During the Revolutionary War

Just like today, houses during the Revolutionary War were different depending on where people lived and how much money they had. Poor people often lived in one room homes.

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French and Indian War. American Revolution for Kids: Causes. History >> American Revolution The road leading up to the American Revolution didn't happen overnight.

American Revolution for Kids: Causes

It took several years and many events to push the colonists to a point where they wanted to fight for their independence. Below are some of the key causes of the American Revolution in the order they occurred. The Founding of the Colonies One thing to keep in mind is that many of the American colonies were first founded by people trying to escape religious persecution in England.