Tea party (disambiguation)
Revision as of 16:34, 13 October 2010 by Peter Schmitt (fixing Tea Party movement)
- Tea party (social gathering) : A formal, ritualised gathering (usually of ladies) for afternoon tea.
- Tea Party movement : A loose affiliation of various groups and individuals, typically strongly fiscally and often socially conservative, involved in the restructuring of the U.S. political right; especially critical of tax increases and increases in government spending.
- Boston Tea Party : A 1773 protest by Boston revolutionaries against the British Tea Act, which lowered the duty on tea but emphasized Parliamentary authority over the British North American colonies.
- Tea ceremony : Considered both an art form and a form of meditation, a formal Japanese discipline of preparing and serving green tea