Boston Tea Party Quiz

  • What is Boston Tea Party ? = Political protest by the Sons of Liberty
  • When was the Boston Tea Party ? = December 16,  1773
  • Who led Boston Tea Party ? = Samuel Adams
  • Where did Boston Tea Party happen ? = Boston Harbor
  • What did the colonists do ? = They dressed up as Native Americans, went aboard the British ships and poured out the tea into the Boston Harbor. (342 chests tea valued at $75,000 into the water)
  • Why did it occur ? = Because the colonists did not want to have to pay taxes on the British tea.
  • Why did the British put a tax on tea ? = To show the colonists that the British were in control.
  • How did the colonists feel about tea ? = It was their favorite drink in the colonies. 

Boston Tea Party Painting

Tea Act 1773

Boston Tea Party - Samuel Adams

Boston Tea Party - Sons of Liberty

Boston Tea Party

 

 

 

 

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