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  • 1. An Interactive Presentation By Christine Falicki ED205
  • 2. <ul><li>The Sons of Liberty </li></ul><ul><li>The Events Leading to the Tea Party </li></ul><ul><li>Taxation Without Representation </li></ul><ul><li>The Tea Party </li></ul><ul><li>Facts & Numbers </li></ul><ul><li>Review </li></ul><ul><li>Concept Map </li></ul><ul><li>Resources </li></ul><ul><li>About the Author </li></ul>
  • 3. The Sons of Liberty were colonial patriots fighting for freedom. They were active from North Carolina to New Hampshire, and existed from 1765-1783. Their leader was Samuel Adams. They arose in 1765 to oppose the many acts Britain imposed on the colonists. The Sons of Liberty tried to arouse the anger of the colonists. towards Britain and were a strong influence during the American Revolution. Quit
  • 4. This handbill, urging citizens to boycott the merchant William Jackson for importing British goods in violation of the &quot;subscription,&quot; illustrates how the Sons of Liberty enforced economic sanctions. Quit
  • 5. <ul><li>Tea Act, 1773: </li></ul><ul><li>the Tea Act actually placed no new tax on tea. Instead it simply gave a tax break to the East India Tea company. </li></ul><ul><li>Townsend Act Repealed: </li></ul><ul><li>When the British repealed the Townsend Act they removed all taxes and duties on goods, except for tea. This became the focal point of the colonists anger. </li></ul>Quit
  • 6. Click the image above to view the video Quit
  • 7. On the evening of December 16, 1773, a group of men calling themselves the &quot;Sons of Liberty&quot; went to the Boston Harbor. The men were dressed as Mohawk Indians. They boarded three British ships, the Beaver, the Eleanor and the Dartmouth, and dumped forty-five tons of tea into the Boston Harbor. Quit
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  • 9. <ul><li>The Boston Tea Party occurred on Thursday, December 16, 1773, and took 3 hours between 7 and 10 PM </li></ul><ul><li>90,000 lbs (45 tons) of tea in 342 containers was thrown overboard </li></ul><ul><li>116 people participated in the destruction of tea </li></ul><ul><li>Each full container had a weight of 400 pounds. Half-containers were 100 pounds each </li></ul>Quit
  • 10. <ul><li>The destroyed tea was worth an estimated £10,000. In today’s money this would be approximately equal to a million dollars </li></ul><ul><li>More than 5000 people showed up for the meeting in the Old South Meeting house </li></ul><ul><li>The names of the three B.T.P. ships were Dartmouth, Eleanor and Beaver </li></ul><ul><li>The Tea Party occurred at the Griffin’s Wharf in Boston that no longer exists due to landfills that occurred in 19th century </li></ul>Quit
  • 11. Click the above image to view the video Quit
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  • 13. I am an Elementary Education student with a focus on social studies at Grand Valley State University. I love all things about history and the world, I especially enjoy traveling to see historical monuments. Please feel free to contact me Quit
  • 14. <ul><li>Review video </li></ul><ul><li>Taxation Without representation video </li></ul><ul><li>Image Boston Tea Party </li></ul><ul><li>Handbill document </li></ul><ul><li>Tea Party Video </li></ul>Quit

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