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Was the Boston Tea Party justified?

To answer this question, you would need to weigh the described ideals of the American Revolution against the reality that, at its core, the Boston Tea Party was a criminal act aimed at destroying...

Latest answer posted June 3, 2020 6:00 am UTC

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How did Great Britain react to the Boston Tea Party? 

The Boston Tea Party inspired outrage on the part of Great Britain, and the British government answered by passing legislation of a punitive nature. Within the colonies, these acts were referred to...

Latest answer posted April 4, 2019 7:14 pm UTC

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How did the British react to the Tea Act?

In general, there was very little reaction from the British people (if we do not include the American colonists as British people) to the Tea Act of 1773. The Tea Act affected the colonies much...

Latest answer posted December 2, 2014 2:26 am UTC

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What were the effects of the Boston Tea Party?

Expanding on the previous answer, remember that the Boston Tea Party was carried out by a handful of people, members of the radical Sons of Liberty, which most people in Boston disagreed with or at...

Latest answer posted November 28, 2010 6:08 am UTC

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What is a good thesis statement for my essay on the Boston Tea Party?

I"m not sure how you tend to address the Boston Tea Party; but if you wish to discuss how it affected the colonies' relationship with Britain, you might use as your thesis that the Tea Party was in...

Latest answer posted July 31, 2011 5:57 am UTC

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How did England feel about the Boston Tea Party?

The opinion of the English government, at least King George III and the North Administration, about the Boston Tea Party can be measured by its reaction to the event. Parliament, at the urging of...

Latest answer posted June 13, 2012 10:43 pm UTC

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What is the importance of the Boston tea party?  

On December 16 1773, members of the protest group, Sons of Liberty, dressed themselves as Native Indians and destroyed an entire shipment of tea sent to Boston by the East India Company. In all,...

Latest answer posted December 20, 2015 12:24 pm UTC

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Describe the main points of the Boston Tea Party.

The Boston Tea Party (which was not called that until many years later) happened on December 16, 1773. It was a public protest against the Tea Act, which essentially gave the East India Company a...

Latest answer posted November 16, 2012 8:55 pm UTC

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What is one way the British punished Massachusetts after the Boston Tea Party?

While only one colonist (Francis Akeley) was arrested for the Boston Tea Party (the rest fled Boston in hiding), the actions angered and shocked people back in England. In response to the Boston...

Latest answer posted April 7, 2016 5:11 pm UTC

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Who was the leader of the Boston Tea Party?

There is not a definitive consensus on who led the uprising known as the Boston Tea Party. What is known is that this event took place on Thursday, December 16, 1773, and took place for three hours...

Latest answer posted August 2, 2012 8:28 pm UTC

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How is is the Boston Tea Party related to the Tea Act?

The Tea Act and the Boston Tea Party are related events. The Tea Act was passed to give a British company, the British East India Company, a monopoly over the tea trade in the colonies. This...

Latest answer posted October 9, 2015 8:19 pm UTC

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What would be a good way to start of my research paper on the Boston Tea Party? Boston Tea party and all that I could...

Your questions do not indicate whether you have accumulated any information about the Boston Tea Party and whether you mean "start" the writing or "start" doing the research. I used to write a lot...

Latest answer posted November 19, 2012 4:23 pm UTC

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