What Was the Boston Tea Party?

January 9, 2014 - Comment

“No Taxation without Representation!” The Boston Tea Party stands as an iconic event of the American Revolution—outraged by the tax on tea, American colonists chose to destroy the tea by dumping it into the water! Learn all about the famed colonialists who fought against the British Monarchy, and read about this act of rebellion from

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“No Taxation without Representation!” The Boston Tea Party stands as an iconic event of the American Revolution—outraged by the tax on tea, American colonists chose to destroy the tea by dumping it into the water! Learn all about the famed colonialists who fought against the British Monarchy, and read about this act of rebellion from our history! With black-and-white illustrations throughout and sixteen pages of photos, the Boston Tea party is brought to life!

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LizP says:

What Was The Boston Tea Party? I learned about the Boston Tea Party in elementary school many years ago. Now I only remember that a bunch of people in Boston got mad at the British and dumped a lot of tea in the Boston harbor.In “What Was the Boston Tea Party?” one can almost hear the drumbeat of events starting at the end of the French and Indian War and leading to the Boston Tea Party. To begin with, the British, who had never levied direct taxes against the colonists, demanded the colonists pay for the French…

Melanie Gilbert says:

Big Idea Affectionately referred to by Pam, our town librarian, as the “Big Head Books,” this series profiles both people “Who Was …?” and events “What Was …?” in a 100-page, illustrated, pocket-sized paperback. Each cover features a character with an enormous head upon a little body – basically a caricature-style drawing that makes the book approachable to the target age range of 8-12 years.The tales of biography and events spring to life in these distinctive, clever, yet historical…

Bibliomaniac says:

Fun and fantastic Another gem from a consummate researcher. A moment in America’s history presented in a way children and adults can understand.

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