Quiz: The Original Tea Party Movement

Test your knowledge of the events surrounding the Boston Tea Party.

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  1. On what date did the Boston Tea Party occur?
  2. Many of the people who tossed the tea belonged to which organization?
  3. Which Founding Father organized the meetings that eventually led to the Boston Tea Party?
  4. True or false: The Tea Act actually reduced the tax on imported British tea.
  5. Which law imposed duties on imports to the Colonies?
  6. True or false: The Boston Massacre and the Boston Tea Party took place within one month of one another.
  7. Where did the colonists congregate right before the "party" started?
  8. What was the name of the company that owned the tea?
  9. The three ships that brought the tea to Boston hailed from which country?
  10. How many chests of tea were dumped into Boston Harbor?
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