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Which of the following is NOT true about the Boston Tea Party?
It was a result of the frustration Boston residents felt about the Tea Act.
It happened because the ships carrying tea were unable to leave Boston or to unload the tea, as per orders of Massachusetts Governor Thomas Hutchinson.
It was carried out by members of the Sons of Liberty, many of whom were disguised as Native Americans.
It resulted in the destruction of 90,000 pounds of tea, the value of which today would be around $1.7 million.
In response, the British marched to Lexington to try to capture suspected ringleaders John Hancock and Samuel Adams.