Most of the British thought of the Boston Tea Party as an act of terrorism. Really the Boston Tea Party was just another step to independence for the colonists. In 1763 the British put a line along the Appalachian Mountains so the the colonists could not move into the Ohio River Valley.How did the Boston Tea Party affect the British?
Another long term effect of the Boston Tea Party was the effect it had on future rebellions. For instance, in March and April of 1930, Mohandas Gandhi led a Salt March as an “act of civil disobedience (Pletcher, 1994)” against Britain. The British were taxing salt in India, which they ruled at the time.Did the Boston Tea Party affect the British?
Answers. The Boston Tea Party lead to the revolutionary war because it was the first time the colonists rebelled against the British. The Boston Tea Party was one of many of confrontations to the British from Charleston, South Carolina, to York, Maine, in 1773 and 1774 to prevent shipments of East India tea from entering the Colonies.