Boston Tea Party Broadsheet preface


Analyze and interpret how colonial cartoons were used as form of public commentary.

Determine the effectiveness of Committees of Correspondence on spreading resistance.

Create an audio recording or Podcast representing your views during the time of the Tea Party.


The Bostons paying the excise-man or tarring & feathering cartoon

(Courtesy of Library of Congress )

Print shows a mob pouring tea into the mouth of a Loyalist who has been tarred and feathered. Behind the group, on the right, is the "Liberty Tree" from which hangs a noose and a sign "Stamp Act" written upside down; on the left, revolutionaries on a ship pouring crates of tea into the water.