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the reason they tarred and featherd is because the colonists were angry about the intolerable acts



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How do you use tar and feather in a sentence?

The feather fell in the tar.

What does the term Tar and Feather mean?

To tar and feather someone is to smear or cover someone (as the Whigs di to the Tories) with tar and throw feathers over them.

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Was tar and feather a practical joke?

No, it was a punishment for con men and other petty criminals.

Why did the villagers not tar and feather injun joe?

The villagers did not tar and feather Injun Joe because he was found dead in the caves, having presumably died from starvation and exhaustion. They did not have the opportunity to carry out the punishment as he was not alive to face it.

Did the british or the colonists cover customs with tar and feathers?

colonists used the tar and feather for british messengers. They really didnt want them to have respect, so they covered them in tar and poured feathers. so, the colonists

Why did the Tories flee from the American patriots?

the patriots would tar and feather them like the tax collectors

The Sons of liberty protested british taxes?

Yes they did. The sons of liberty would tar and feather tax collectors. Tar and feather is when they pour hot tar on you and then put feathers on you after.

Why do the Boston Red Sox helmets look like there is mud or tar on them?

The tar is pine tar, which the players touch before batting so as to get a better (stickier) grip on the bat

What are some Effects of tar and feathering?

Often used as an alternative to sun screen, tar and feathering soon became a fashion statement in 1635. The more feather a man held under

What do the people of Pikesville do to the king and the duke?

The people of Pikesville tar and feather the king and the duke as a form of punishment for their deceitful schemes and manipulation. This humiliation serves as retribution for their dishonest actions.