What was the name of the group that started the Boston Tea Party?

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it was sons of liberty who were from Boston so that's why they named it Boston tea party.
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Who started the Boston Tea Party?

The Tea Party was organized by the smugglers who were alsopart/sponsors of the Sons of Liberty. When the British LOWERED thetea tax this affected the men who ran the smuggling in thecolonies. The cost of the Dutch tea, that had been cheaper than theBritish, was suddenly higher priced and the smuggle (MORE)

How did the Boston Tea Party start?

The British Parliament was taxing the colonists more that the British citizens because they weren't British anymore. The colonists didn't think that was fair and so they decided to get revenge by dumping the British tea into the harbor.

What were the names of people involved in the boston tea party?

Hundreds of people participated in the Boston Tea Party and not allare known by name. The culprits were of various ethnicities such asEnglish, Irish, Scottish, African and French. Some of the morefamous participants include Paul Revere, Thomas Young, NathanielWillis, Joshua Wyeth, Samuel Hobbes and (MORE)

How did the Colonists get tea after the Boston Tea Party?

There had always been two sources of tea in the American colonies. 1) Legal Imports: These teas were usually imported from the UK and brought in British tea. (Mercantilist policy dictates that ships bearing no other flag could dock at American ports.) Now, not every box of tea leaves was ransacke (MORE)

What was the name of the man who led the Boston Tea Party?

Massachusetts Governor Thomas Hutchinson lead the December 16, 1773 protest against the British tea import tax. He was aided by a secret organization of American patriots called the Sons of Liberty, under the leadership of Samuel Adams, who later became a delegate to the United States' new Continent (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 was the name of the ship of the Boston Tea Party?

There were three ships that were raided during the Boston Tea Party: the Dartmouth , the Eleanor and the Beaver . It is rarely mentioned that the ships were all American ships; only the tea belonged to the East India Tea Company.

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)

What was the Percentage of tax increase that started the Boston Tea Party?

This is a popular but total misunderstanding of the origins and point of the Boston Tea Party (and the often forgotten revolts in other port cities to which the East India Company attempted to deliver tea). The objection was NOT to the LEVEL of this particular tax on tea. In fact, the legislatio (MORE)

What was the signal to start the Boston Tea Party?

There wasn't a signal. It actually sort of just happened. People were in a pub having a few ales and complaining about the tax on tea. Some one said that they needed to do something, so everyone agreed. They ran out the pub, grabbed some things to disguise themselves since they were breaking the law (MORE)

When did the Boston Tea Party end and start?

It started with many of the founding fathers in 1773. Started in one day and ended in the same. The Boston Tea Party was a rebellious act by Patriots, the Sons of Liberty, in 1773 to the taxes put on tea, put up by Britain as a response to debt created by the French and Indian War. They were also pu (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)

How did the Boston massacre and Boston tea party contribute to the start of the American revolution?

The colonists wanted freedom so they started with that and alsothis made the British very angry. These events were used to help spread propaganda to rile up thepeople enough to want to do something. For instance, while only 5-8people died in the Boston Massacre, some colonists likely toldstories th (MORE)

Why were the Boston Massacre and the Boston Tea Party important to the start of the revolution?

The Boston Massacre and the Boston Tea party contributed a lot in starting the Revolutionary War. The Stamp Act and the Townshend Acts were passed years before which put the patriots on the verge of exploding. Then the night of March 5th 1770, the Boston Massacre occurred which got the colonists eve (MORE)

Why did the colonists start the Boston Tea Party?

The colonists--or, more specifically, those colonists who were partof the Sons of Liberty in Boston, Massachusetts--engaged in what isnow called the Boston Tea Party as a form political protest. Theywere protesting the Tea Act of 1773.

What was the sign of the Boston Tea Party to start?

This was not a planned event by the Son's of Liberty. One or two may have egged it on, but it was an event that just happened. Right after the tea tax was passed in a pub near the docks a group of people were complaining about the tax so they decided to throw the tea into Boston Harbor. They decided (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)

Why did they name it the Boston Tea Party?

Because American colonists threw British tea into the Boston harbor. It is just an ironically funny name that stuck. From 1756 to 1763 the American colonists were fighting the British colonists because the were taxing paper and tea so in 1773 a group of fifty American colonists disguised as Ame (MORE)

Did the Boston Tea Party start the war?

No. The Boston Tea Party was a political protest in 1773 and didnot start the American Revolution. The Battle of Lexingtonand Concord started the war when the British tried to seize asupply of militia weapons in Concord and were opposed by militiacompanies from nearby, and later from far away as w (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)

Was the Boston Massacre the start of the Boston tea party?

NO! the Boston massacre was a street fight between bristish troops and Americans, one of the main causes was the requirement for US to house bristish troops. The boson tea party was a protest againts tea taxes and the monolopy the british government had on tea. This was led by the sons of liberty (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.

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)

Who spilled the tea in the Boston Tea Party?

A group of 30 to 130 men some of them thinly disguised as Mohawk indians that boarded the three vessel and over the course of three hours dumped all chest of tea into the water.

Did you pay for tea in the Boston Tea Party?

No, it was not that type of party. The colonists shouted, "No taxation without representation!" which summarized a primary grievance of the British colonists in the 13 colonies. One of the major causes as the Stamp Act." Patrick Henry urged colonists to challenge the "Stamp Act" shouting," Give me (MORE)

How did the Boston Tea Party started and ended?

the Boston tea party started because the colonist were mad about all the taxes on the tea. And it ended at 10:00 p.m they left so late so the couldn't be seen so they didn't get fired at either.

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 was the name of citizens who led 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)

Who started and affected 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)

Should Boston finally be renamed Mandela The name Boston invokes Tea Party?

I'm not sure I understand the question. Boston was named back in the 1600s. Most of the original cities in what became the United States have historical names that are tied to the founding of these places. Nelson Mandela was widely admired in Boston, especially by young people who were involved in o (MORE)