Sarah Palin, former Republican Governor of Alaska (2006–2009), nominee for Vice President of the United States in the 2008 election, and prominent speaker and leader of the Tea Party.
Is Ted Cruz a Tea Party member?
Senators Rand Paul (R) and Ted Cruz (R), both members of the Senates informal Tea Party Caucus, address a Tea Party Express rally.
Who is behind the Tea Party Patriots?
The organization was founded by Jenny Beth Martin, Mark Meckler, and Amy Kremer in March 2009. Tea Party Patriots was a co-sponsor of the 9/12 March on Washington, but refused to participate in the National Tea Party Convention.
What was the Tea Party quizlet?
The Tea Party movement is an American political movement that advocates strict adherence to the United States Constitution, reducing U.S. government spending and taxes, and reduction of the U.S. national debt and federal budget deficit. Started as a protest group, not a political group.
What was the goal of the Boston Tea Party?
The midnight raid, popularly known as the “Boston Tea Party,” was in protest of the British Parliaments Tea Act of 1773, a bill designed to save the faltering East India Company by greatly lowering its tea tax and granting it a virtual monopoly on the American tea trade.