Boston Tea Party Lapbook - This free Boston Tea Party lapbook is a great addition to your American Revolution study of history. It includes booklets about the Loyalists and Patriots, taxes, the Boston Massacre, and more.
On the night of December Samuel Adams and the Sons of Liberty boarded three ships in the Boston harbor and threw 342 chests of tea overboard. This resulted in the passage of the punitive Coercive Acts in 1774 and pushed the two sides closer to war.
Conservative group sues EPA over its ‘IRS-like’ tactics - Tea Party News
A Tea Party tax day protest and counter-demonstration in Boston got testy over the weekend, with the confrontation reportedly leading to a speaker telling a group of LGBT activists that they wouldn't be "silenced by faggots." Scott Wooledge relays the supposed slur in a lengthy post at Daily Kos breaking down the encounter between Tea Partyers, counter-protesters from numerous progressive groups and police officers.