Anniversary of the Boston Tea Party

Friday, 17 Dec 2010 12:00 PM

By Dick Armey

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From the FreedomWorks website.

On this day in 1773, American colonists rose up against the oppression of British rule in an anti-tax protest we know today as the Boston Tea Party. Dressed as Native Americans, these patriots stormed a British merchant ship and dumped tea into Boston Harbor, setting in motion a chain of events which would eventually lead to the American Revolution.

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