America'S Tea Parties: Not One But Four! Boston, Charleston, New York, Philadelphia
Publish Date: 2016-04-05
Author: Marissa Moss
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Everyone has heard of the Boston Tea Party, but few know about the other tea parties that took place at the same time. Boston, Philadelphia, New York City, and Charleston all had to deal with the ships from Englands East India Company coming to deliver tea to the coloniestea that had a very high tax attached. Americas Tea Partiesprovides background on Englands taxation of the colonies, with emphasis on the Stamp and Tea taxes, the larger social and political issues the colonies were having with England, why it was crucial that these tea parties happened, and the revolution these demonstrations led to. The book is illustrated with archival images and includes an authors note, endnotes, time line, bibliography, and index.