This was one of the acts that led up to the war. This is The Tea Act. I am exaggerating on the amount of tea that they threw over board because it says that they threw 340 boxes of tea over board but I only have them throwing over 31 boxes of tea. This made the colonists feel great about getting revenge. This led up to them being cadged and the British fed them bad food.
10 facts that led up to the Tea Act. The tea Act was an act that led up to the war. There were 340 canisters of tea thrown over board. The Indians were throwing the tea overboard. In the end they ended up getting put in a jail and were fed fish. There were lots of colonists there at the ''scene.'' 900,000 pounds of tea was smuggled. 562,000 pounds of tea was being bought.