The Boston Tea Party 1773, (The American Revolution)
The American Colonials were becoming angry at British taxation . Samuel Adams and the Sons of Liberty decided to show them how angry, by throwing British ...
The Tea Act: The Catalyst of the Boston Tea Party. The Tea Act, passed by Parliament on May 10, 1773, granted the British East India Company Tea a monopoly on tea sales in the American colonies. ... The tea tax was kept in order to maintain Parliament's right to tax the colonies.