Appendix c hst155 version 2 2 tea act the tea act the

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Appendix CHST/155 Version 22Tea ActThe Tea Act: The cause of the Boston Tea Party. The Tea Act, passed by Parliament on May 10, 1773, granted the British East India Company Tea a monopoly on tea sales in the American colonies.England’s reaction to the Boston Tea Party included creation of the Coercive Acts, designed to punish Massachusetts for its resistance These actions further raised tensions that contributed to revolutionary war.Tea Party to Independence: The Third Phase of the American Revolution, 1773–1776by Thom M. ArmstrongBoston MassacreAlso known as the Incident on King Street was an incident on March 5, 1770, in which British Army soldiers shot and killed 9 people while under attack by a mob.Incident was fueled by Sons of Liberty to fuel already mounting tensions between Colonies and British forces.The Boston Massacre: A History with Documents - By Neil L. York: Book Reviewsby Reese, Ty MHistorian, 06/2012, Volume 74, Issue 2Part 2 – Outcomes of the RevolutionMilitaryEventDescriptionRelationship to the Outcome of theRevolutionary WarReferenceBunker HillBunker Hill was fought on June 17, 1775, during the Siege of Boston in the early stages of the American Revolutionary War. Colonel troops occupied Bunker & Breeds Hill.The battle was a victory for the British, but it saw more British casualties than the Americans, including a large number of officers. The battle proved that the colonel

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