What Happened in 1773

  • The Tea Act

    The Tea Act, passed by Parliament on May 10, 1773, would launch the final spark to the revolutionary movement in Boston. The act was not intended... Read more

  • Phillis Wheatley's Poems On Various Subjects, Religious and Moral

    On September 1, 1773, Phillis Wheatley's Poems on Various Subjects, Religious and Moral was published in London, England. Wheatley's collection was... Read more

  • Boston Tea Party

    The Boston Tea Party was an act of direct action protest by the American colonists against the British Government in which they destroyed many... Read more