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Giant Tea Party Tonight - Boston Harbor - Come in Costume

Discussion in 'History Forum' started by KenH, Dec 16, 2004.

  1. KenH

    KenH Active Member

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    On December 16, 1773, colonists, disguised as Indians, dumped 342 chests of tea into the harbor to protest duties (taxes) placed on imported English tea.
     
  2. rsr

    rsr <b> 7,000 posts club</b>
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    Milk or lemon?
     
  3. just-want-peace

    just-want-peace Well-Known Member
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    Are you implying something????? [​IMG] [​IMG]
     
  4. KenH

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    Nothing implied. That was the "This Day in History" item on my computer at work. I simply copied it and sent it to my home computer and then pasted it here. [​IMG]
     
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  6. Gina B

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    My oldest found that in the newspaper and got all excited that it was today.
    I'm not that big on history so the enthusiasm wasn't all that contagious, but I tried. [​IMG]
    Gina
     
  7. Turpius

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    One of those important Pre-revolution dates in American History.
     
  8. NaasPreacher (C4K)

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    I had a cuppa in honour of the event.

    When I got up I knew it was a big date, but it never clicked. All day long I thought "December 16th - what is it?" If I had remembered I would have had coffee instead of tea yesterday ;) .
     
  9. Matt Black

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    I'll come round with my redcoats and shoot the lot of you...after I've finished the excellent cup of tea my secretary just made :D

    God Save the King! [​IMG] (even if he is madder than a hatter)

    Yours in Christ

    Matt
     
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