Following the Tea Act of 1773 many colonial citizens refused to pay the duty and boycotted British tea. This video portrays actions taken by some citizens of Charleston in November and December, 1774 when a British ship, the Britannia arrived with seven cases of dutied tea aboard to be delivered to local consignees. Most of the research for this program was primary in nature coming from accounts of the incident in the South Carolina Gazette, November and December 1774. The major characters in the program are based or the actual people involved in the incident.
- 3-3 The student will demonstrate an understanding of the American Revolution and South Carolina’s role in the development of the new American nation.
- People establish governments to provide stability and ensure the protection of their rights as citizens. To understand the causes and results of the American Revolution on South Carolina, the student will utilize the knowledge and skills set forth in ...
- This indicator was developed to encourage inquiry into the process which led to the formation of the U.S. government, including the convening of the Continental Congresses, the passage of the Articles of Confederation, and the adoption of the U.S. Constitution.
- 8-2 The student will demonstrate an understanding of the causes of the American Revolution and the beginnings of the new nation, with an emphasis on South Carolina’s role in the development of that nation.
- The events surrounding the American Revolution transformed British colonists into American citizens. To understand South Carolina’s pivotal role in this process, the student will utilize the knowledge and skills set forth in the following indica...
- This indicator was designed to encourage inquiry into the development of the political structure of the South Carolina colony from the development of Charles Towne under English control to the movement toward self-rule.