1773 CE
American patriots throw hundreds of chests of tea into the Boston Harbour

In a protest against a tax on tea and an expression of anger about the perceived monopoly of the East India Company, American patriots disguised as Mohawk Indians throw 342 chests of tea belonging to the East India Company into the Boston Harbour. This 'incident' is known as the Boston Tea Party.

Source: Boston Tea Party (n. d.). In Encyclopædia Britannica.

Drugs: Caffeine (coffee, tea, cola, etc.)
Regions: USA (United States of America)
Topics: Taxation and regulation