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 Carolinas role in the development of the new American nation.
- 3-3.0 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 fort...
- 4.2 Demonstrate an understanding of the identity of a new nation, including the state of South Carolina between 17301800.
- 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 Carolinas role in the development of that nation.
- 8-2.0 The events surrounding the American Revolution transformed British colonists into American citizens. To understand South Carolinas pivotal role in this process, the student will utilize the knowledge and skills set forth in the following indicators:
- 8.1 Demonstrate an understanding of the development of South Carolina during the settlement and colonization of North America in the period of 1500 1756.