Native American History: The Boston Tea Party

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The Boston Tea Party was a protest by the Sons of Liberty, who disguised themselves as Native Americans to destroy a shipment that came from the East Indian Company to defy against the Tea Act. The Tea Act gave a monopoly on tea sales to the East India Company, meaning that American colonists couldn't buy tea unless they bought the tea from that company. Colonists rejected the Tea Act because they felt that it violated their rights as Englishmen, "No taxation without
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