The story of the Boston Tea Party
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The story of the Boston Tea Party by R. Conrad Stein

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Published by Childrens Press in Chicago .
Written in English


  • Boston Tea Party, 1773 -- Juvenile literature,
  • United States -- History -- Revolution, 1775-1783 -- Causes -- Juvenile literature

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Recounts the events leading up to the colonists" defiant act against the British known as the Boston Tea Party, which ultimately climaxed in the American Revolution.

Edition Notes


Statementby R. Conrad Stein ; illustrated by Keith Neely.
GenreJuvenile literature
SeriesCornerstones of freedom
ContributionsNeely, Keith, 1943-
The Physical Object
Pagination31 p. :
Number of Pages31
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23257322M
ISBN 100516046667

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  The Boston Tea Party is a familiar tale, but the story leading up to it goes beyond the drama of that one night. Pamela Duncan Edwards' unique take on this event gets to the root of the story as this prelude to the Revolutionary War unfolds/5(6). Shelves: historical-nonfiction This book gives the story of the Boston Tea Party. It begins by talking about when the ship full of tea came to the harbor and why the people did not want the tea. It then talks about the men who disguised themselves as Mohawk Indians and went aboard the tea ships/5. The setting of our story is Boston, Massachusetts. The date is Decem England put a high tax on tea. The colonist wanted to strike back! T. In a simpler style but with every bit as much flair as Griswold's excellent, older The Night the Revolution Began (KR, ), this is another reenactment of the rivalry &#; between the aristocratic Tory Governor Hutchinson and radical Sam Adams &#; that led to the Boston Tea Party. After setting the stage so that one can almost see the grasshopper weathervane on top of Faneuil Hall and.

The move caused outrage among colonial leaders in Boston, including Samuel Adams and John Hancock (a prominent tea smuggler), who had a plan to defy the British and whip up support for the small but growing independence movement. Use this Graphic Book with Seeds of Revolution . The creators of Livingstone Mouse and Warthogs in the Kitchen travel back to , when King George III's export tax on tea precipitated the Boston Tea Party. Ably targeting her audience, Edwards. Boston Tea Party. Boston Tea Party, In the contest between British Parliament and the American colonists before the Revolution, Parliament, when repealing the Townshend Acts, had retained the tea tax, partly as a symbol of its right to tax the colonies, partly to .   The Boston Tea Party was a political protest that occurred on Decem , at Griffin’s Wharf in Boston, Massachusetts. American colonists, frustrated and angry at Britain for imposing “taxation without representation,” dumped chests of tea, imported by the British East India Company into the harbor.

The Boston Tea Party (initially referred to by John Adams as the Destruction of the Tea in Boston) was a political protest by the Sons of Liberty in B. The story of the Boston Tea Party. [R Conrad Stein; Keith Neely] -- Recounts the events leading up to the colonists' defiant act against the British known as the Boston Tea Party, which ultimately climaxed in the American Revolution.   (Rare Book and Special Collections Division, Library of Congress) The Boston Tea Party famously saw the destruction of the almost chests worth of tea, tossed into the harbor by “Indians” on Decem Initial reports described “the total destruction of the Teas aboard the Ships Dartmouth. Boston Tea Party, (Decem ), incident in which chests of tea belonging to the British East India Company were thrown from ships into Boston Harbor by American patriots disguised as Mohawk Indians. The Americans were protesting both a tax on tea (taxation without representation) and the perceived monopoly of the East India Company.