What radical colonial group caused the Boston tea party?

already exists.

Would you like to merge this question into it?

already exists as an alternate of this question.

Would you like to make it the primary and merge this question into it?

exists and is an alternate of .

Sons of Liberty

Ans 2.

An appreciable number of present-day Bostonians claim that it was a group of local Freemasons who got "likkered-up" and . . .
1 person found this useful

What act caused the Boston Tea Party?

The colonists were against the Tea Act of 1773 which removed taxesand tariffs from the Dutch East India Tea. They saw this as aneffort to ruin colonial business. So while boxes of tea wereresting on a cargo ship in Boston Harbor, the Sons of Liberty,dressed as Mohawk natives, climbed aboard the ship (MORE)

What is the cause of the Boston Tea Party?

They didn't dress up. This is part of the fable. The Boston Tea Party was a protest of the lowering of the cost of the British tea by the government and the East India tea company who had gotten a bail out from the crown in 1773. The smugglers in the colonies found the Dutch tea that they sold was h (MORE)

What did the Boston Tea Party cause?

The closing of the harbor of Boston and the addition of troops into the Boston area. This upset the colonist and they began to collect arms/gunpowder in the smaller towns outside of Boston. The British got wind of this and began to try to stop the weapons from getting to the colonist. On April 19, 1 (MORE)

How did the Boston Tea Party help cause the revolutionary war?

The Boston Tea Party was the cause of the Revoultionary War, because it sparked rebellion in the colonists and was one of the main reasons for the Continental Congress to gather, which started the Revolutionary War by writing the Declaration of Independence. The Boston Tea Party was the reaction (MORE)

What were the causes of the Boston Tea Party?

They didn't dress up. This is part of the fable. The Boston Tea Party was a protest of the lowering of the cost of the British tea by the government and the East India tea company who had gotten a bail out from the crown in 1773. The smugglers in the colonies found the Dutch tea that they sold was h (MORE)

What happened to the colonies after the Boston Tea Party?

NEW ANSWER: After the Boston Tea Party, resistance to the Tea Act was general. New York and Philadelphia refused to let tea ships into their harbors and sent them back to Britain. But nowhere was the destruction of property as great as in Boston. Lord North, the king's new prime minister, was (MORE)

What causes the Boston Tea Party?

taxes on tea,wool and paper+anything printed on paper fact... also the sons of liberty dressed up as mohawk indians and dumped the tea into the boston harbor.

Why did the sons of liberty cause the Boston Tea Party?

The Sons of Liberity didn't do the Boston Tea Party. Instead it was Dutch smugglers who were upset over the cost of the British tea. The British had lowered the cost of the tea which made the Dutch tea higher in cost. Hamilton who was a smuggler of the tea had his men throw the tea from 3 ships into (MORE)

What the Boston Tea Party have to do with Boston?

The Boston Tea Party was a protest of the lowering of the cost of the British tea by the government and the East India tea company who had gotten a bail out from the crown in 1773. The smugglers in the colonies found the Dutch tea that they sold was higher in price than the British tea, so they stag (MORE)

What were some of the cause and effect of the Boston Tea Party?

Boston tea party was when Americans dressed up as Indians during the revolution and snuck aboard an English trade ship carrying tea. They dumped the tea into the Boston harbor, to oppose the tea act, which raised tax on tea from England As punishment, the English blocked their harbor stopping trade (MORE)

Why was the Boston tea party called the Boston tea party?

They didn't dress up. This is part of the fable. The Boston Tea Party was a protest of the lowering of the cost of the British tea by the government and the East India tea company who had gotten a bail out from the crown in 1773. The smugglers in the colonies found the Dutch tea that they sold was h (MORE)

Why is the Boston Tea Party called the Boston Tea Party?

The Boston Tea Party was a protest of the lowering of the cost of the British tea by the government and the East India tea company who had gotten a bail out from the crown in 1773. The smugglers in the colonies found the Dutch tea that they sold was higher in price than the British tea, so they stag (MORE)

This group staged the Boston Tea Party?

Hancock paid and organized it and had Samuel Adams organize the men.They didn't dress up. This is part of the fable. The Boston Tea Party was a protest of the lowering of the cost of the British tea by the government and the East India tea company who had gotten a bail out from the crown in 1773. Th (MORE)

What group was responsible of the Boston Tea Party?

The Boston Tea Party was a protest of the lowering of the cost of the British tea by the government and the East India tea company who had gotten a bail out from the crown in 1773. The smugglers in the colonies found the Dutch tea that they sold was higher in price than the British tea, so they stag (MORE)

Who paid for the tea from the Boston Tea Party?

In response to the Boston Tea Party incident, Parliament passed The Boston Port Act (one of the so-called "Intolerable Acts") closed the port of Boston until the East India Tea Company was repaid for the tea that had been dumped overboard (an amount of £90,000--probably equivalent to £10 milli (MORE)

What did the Boston Tea Party have to do with the Boston Tea Party?

While this may look like a silly question, it isn't. There was a very famous club in Boston in the 1960s and 1970s called the Boston Tea Party and some of the most famous rock stars performed there. If that is what you are referring to (there is a recent book by Carter Alan that mentions Boston's ro (MORE)

Where was the tea from the Boston Tea Party?

It was English tea on English ships. The smugglers who brought in Dutch tea at a cheaper selling price were upset because the English had LOWERED the taxes on the English tea making their tea more pricey. This is why it was thrown into Boston Harbor (not the myth about higher taxes). Hamilton had a (MORE)

What group was most responsible for Boston Tea Party?

The Boston Tea Party was a protest of the lowering of the cost of the British tea by the government and the East India tea company who had gotten a bail out from the crown in 1773. The smugglers in the colonies found the Dutch tea that they sold was higher in price than the British tea, so they stag (MORE)

What was the Tea Boston tea party?

The Boston Tea Party was when between 30 and 130 men, some disguised as Mohawk Indians, boarded three different British Tea ships and dumped 342 chests of tea into the Boston Harbor. This happened on December 16, 1773.

Why did colonists smuggle tea in to colonies when the Boston Tea Party occurs?

The smuggling started years before the Tea Party. When the mercantile system was put into place by the crown the smuggling began. Hancock and Hamilton were two of the biggest smugglers in the colonies and this is where their fortunes came from. Everything went along pretty well until the British beg (MORE)

What were the causes the effects and the repercussion of the Boston tea party?

Causes: The East India Company imported tea to the colonies and charged a tax on the tea and to counter this smugglers imported Dutch tea to the colonies. They were able to charge less, but when the British tea LOWERED the tax the Dutch tea became more costly. This upset the smuggler's, one was Hami (MORE)

How did king georges feelings towards the colonies cahnge after the Boston tea party?

It didn't change very much. He saw the colonies as if they were small children having a temper tantrum. The tea party happened in 1773 and three years later the Declaration of Independence happened, so there is a time different between one event and the other. The breaking point for the king was Bun (MORE)

What did the Boston Tea Party have to do with tea?

The Boston Tea party was a result of the British LOWERING the tea tax on British tea to the colonies. They were trying to under cut the Dutch smugglers who were selling a lower cost tea to the colonist and by making the tax less they cut the cost of British tea. One of the big colonial smugglers was (MORE)

How did the Boston tea party cause American revolution?

it angered the british so they made a law saying that they will punish all massassuchetts colonist for any bad things so then that angered the colonist so they started a protest which also leaded that to boston Masscre

What was the cause when colonists staged the Boston Tea Party?

They didn't dress up. This is part of the fable. The Boston Tea Party was a protest of the lowering of the cost of the British tea by the government and the East India tea company who had gotten a bail out from the crown in 1773. The smugglers in the colonies found the Dutch tea that they sold was h (MORE)

Why was the Boston Tea Party a cause to the American revolution?

The Boston Tea Party didn't "cause" the revolution. It was 3 years before the war stared after the tea was tossed into the harbor. The event that really made the king mad was Bunker Hill. The king had looked at the colonies as spoiled children until Bunker Hill.

What group led by Samuel Adams was responsible for the Boston Tea Party?

Hancock paid and organized it and had Samuel Adams organize the men.They didn't dress up. This is part of the fable. The Boston Tea Party was a protest of the lowering of the cost of the British tea by the government and the East India tea company who had gotten a bail out from the crown in 1773. Th (MORE)

What group of patriots protested English taxes and were responisble for the Boston Tea Party?

Hancock paid and organized it and had Samuel Adams organize the men.They didn't dress up. This is part of the fable. The Boston Tea Party was a protest of the lowering of the cost of the British tea by the government and the East India tea company who had gotten a bail out from the crown in 1773. Th (MORE)

What group of partriots protested English taxes and were responsible for the Boston Tea Party?

Hancock paid and organized it and had Samuel Adams organize the men.They didn't dress up. This is part of the fable. The Boston Tea Party was a protest of the lowering of the cost of the British tea by the government and the East India tea company who had gotten a bail out from the crown in 1773. Th (MORE)

What caused the colonist to have the Boston tea party?

The Tea Act, which would allow the East India Company to sell teadirectly to the colonists with no tax. England thought thecolonists would just buy the cheaper tea, but they rebelled withthe Boston Tea Party because it put many merchants out of business.