Focus: Boston Tea Party

Bring into focus the highly charged atmosphere of pre-Revolutionary War America with these fascinating and informative primary source documents, including a letter defending the tea party, protest broadsides, a newspaper account of the incident, a contemporary political cartoon, and a Boston Tea Party song. Support Materials: * Illustrated Broadsheet Essay * Timeline * Critical Thinking Questions with Response Key * Recommended Reading List 8 Primary Source Documents: * Broadside Protesting the Nonimportation of Tea, November 3, 1773 * Broadside Reporting Results of a Meeting on the Unloading of Tea, December 2, 1773 * New York Broadside Relating Events in Boston, December 16, 1773 * Letter to the East India Company Defending the Boston Tea Party, December 17, 1773 * Boston Gazette Report on the Tea Party, December 20, 1773 * Political Cartoon Showing the Tarring and Feathering of a Customs Officer, 1774 * Broadside Reporting a Meeting Held in Boston in Response to the Intolerable Acts, June 17, 1774 * Nineteenth-Century Song about the Boston Tea Party

Product type: Primary Source Portfolio
ISBN: 978-1-5669-6269-8
Author: Richard A. Pandich
Copyright: 2004
Reading Level: Grades 5-8
Interest Level: Grades 5-8
Dimensions: 13 3/4" x 9 1/4"