Who started the tea party?

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The tea was discovered in 2737 b.c. by the Chinese emperor named Shen Nung.

One could suggest that tea parties have been going on since the discovery of tea itself. The "Kung Fu" tea ceremony has been practiced in China for hundreds of years, and involves the host and guests practicing "great skills and patience." Chanoyu, a similar (but much more regimented) Japanese ritual, was first introduced over five hundred years ago.

However the tea was introduced in Europe in 1610.

For the Westerners, a "tea party" refers to the British custom. It was the British (or to be more precise, Anna, the seventh duchess of Bedford), who introduced the famous practice of "afternoon tea" to the Western world in the early 1800s. At that time, the English only ate two main meals a day -- a hearty breakfast and enormous dinner. Somewhere in between these meals, Anna experienced a "sinking feeling" and so began to prepare small snacks accompanied by tea. The practice of inviting friends to come for tea in the afternoon was quickly picked up by other upper-class social hostesses.

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If you mean the Boston Tea Party, it happened on December 16, 1773.

If you mean the modern tea party movement, it started in 2009 in reaction toThe Emergency Economic Stabilization Act of 2008 and the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009.

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