Did American Need The Boston Tea Party?

Did American Need The Boston Tea Party?


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The Boston Tea Party was a revolutionary incident that occurred on December 16, 1773. The Boston Tea Party was a direct protest by colonists in Boston against the Tea Tax and other taxes that had been imposed by the British government. This is known through history as a protest by economic boycott. Boston patriots, dressed as Mohawk Indians, raided three British ships in Boston harbor and dumped 342 containers of tea into the harbor. The cause of this was the British government taxing American colonists high on everything. The American patriots decided to dump the tea in the water, showing their anger and disappointed. this was form of protest know as boycott.


 In my opinion, It was the right time for American to start boycotting the British goods. This was a big conflict between Great Britain and their colonies. The serious start of the conflict between Britain and America came at the end of the French and Indian War in 1763 (Seven years War). The war had left the British with a massive war debt and the British looked for ways of imposing new taxes in the colonies. For that reason they started taxing higher, on most  of the goods on their colonies.
I’m wondering why the American Patriots dressed up like Native Americans?

I think, it could be because they wanted them to get their attention that native American are their enemy.