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(5-11) : 1. How thorough was the planning of the Boston Tea Party? Based on the article it did some planning went into it since they all agreed to keep silence and not reveal their identity to very many people. 2. Were the participants eager to have their names known? Why or Why not? No they were not eager to have their names revealed for fear of repercussions from the British government. 3. What, if any, specific rights does Hewes claim he was trying to support by participating in the Boston Tea Party? Although not specifically stated, perhaps he was supporting the movement to avoid taxation without representation. (5-12) : 1. How did the actions depicted in the background of each print indicate the escalation of the crisis? What is the significance of depicting Malcolm as being forced to drink tea? The actions depicted in the paintings were an expression of the pent up angry felt by the colonist under the oppressive rule of the British and served as a rallying cry for other who felt the same way. The significance of depicting Malcolm as being forced to drink tea was one of showing the colonist were becoming “fed up” with the conditions of life in the colonies. 2. What is the significance of the “Liberty Tree” in these prints? How is it being mocked? What role did the so call ”Liberty Tree” play during the Stamp Act crisis? The “Liberty Tree” significance is basically to mock the colonist as this tree had served as a meeting point and rallying cry for the colonist and by painting it in this manner, the artist attempted to make fun of the colonists. The “Liberty Tree’s” role during the Stamp Act was that it was the place that some colonist hung two tax collectors 3. How might the British and American audiences interpret these images differently? What apposing lessons might they had drawn from them. The British

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