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8th Grade American Revolution: Boston Tea Party

Events leading up to the Revolutionary War as well as important battles of the Revolutionary War.

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The Boston Tea Party was a political protest that occurred on December 16, 1773, at Griffin's Wharf in Boston, Massachusetts. American colonists, frustrated and angry at Britain for imposing “taxation without representation,” dumped 342 chests of tea, imported by the British East India Company into the harbor.

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