What is Parliament?
The English government that passes laws
What was the Tea Act?
A law that lowered the cost of British (English) tea, but also made it so that the only tea you could buy was British tea
What is a monopoly?
A monopoly is when a company has 100% control over a specific product.
What is a monopoly you need to learn about with regards to the English?
The British East India Company
What did the British East India Company sell?
Tea (they sold other things but you just need to know they sold tea)
Who were the “Patriots”?
People who united to protest the British government
What happened during the Boston Tea Party?
British colonists threw 1,000,000 dollars worth of tea from the British East India company into the ocean
Why did the colonists throw the British tea into the ocean?
Because they didn’t like that they had to buy tea from the British East India Company?
What group was responsible for organizing the Boston Tea Party?
The Sons of Liberty
Who are the Sons of Liberty?