The story behind the Boston Tea Party - Ben Labaree
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In 1773, American colonists were taxed heavily for importing tea from Britain. The colonists, not fans of "taxation without representation", reacted by dumping tea into the Boston Harbor, a night now known as the Boston Tea Party. Ben Labaree gets into the nitty-gritty of that famous revolutionary act.
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Meet The Creators
- Educator Ben Labaree, Jr.
- Director Nick Fox-Gieg
- Narrator Ben Labaree, Jr.