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The Boston Tea Party was one of the main events leading to the American Revolution. This protest was headed by a group of colonists who called themselves the Sons of Liberty. On December 16, 1773 the Sons of Liberty threw 342 chests of tea into Boston Harbor as a protect against the Tea Act of 1773. Below is a list of interesting facts about the Boston Tea Party including who was involved, what the results were, and where exactly it is believed to have taken place. This information is written for both kids and adults.

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