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    Teapot in a Tempest: The Boston Tea Party of 1773 Part 1

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    December 3, 2009


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    Teapot in a Tempest: The Boston Tea Party of 1773 Part 1

    The Boston Tea Party was part of a movement that was larger than Boston. Tufts University Professor Benjamin Carp, author of the forthcoming book Teapot in a Tempest, discusses what led to American outrage in 1773, who became politically active in protesting the Tea Act, and why it ended with the destruction of the tea in Boston harbor. Learn about the global forces of trade and empire that influenced the colonies and why Boston became the...

    The Boston Tea Party was part of a movement that was larger than Boston. Tufts University Professor Benjamin Carp, author of the forthcoming book Teapot in a Tempest, discusses what led to American outrage in 1773, who became politically active in protesting the Tea Act, and why it ended with the destruction of the tea in Boston harbor. Learn about the global forces of trade and empire that influenced the colonies and why Boston became the site for this grassroots protest.


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    310 Washington Street
    Boston, MA 02108

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    $5 for adults, $4 for seniors/college students, $1 for children (6-18)


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    12:15 PM


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