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Unit 4: Revolutionary War - Causes

Liberty Tea

How did the American colonists boycott British tea in the time leading up to the Revolutionary War?

Did you know that one of the things the colonists did was to make and drink ‘Liberty Tea.’ Liberty Tea was a tea that was made from local herbs and plants. The colonists used basil, spearmint, peppermint, lavender, raspberry plants, roses, violets, and many other things. Liberty Tea helped the colonists boycott British tea.