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A Real Tea Party

Written By: Travis Buhler  |  Posted: Thursday, June 28th, 2012

In 1773, a group of merchants, tradesmen, shop owners, and other classes of men dressed like Indians boarded a ship in the Boston Harbor and proceeded to dump its load of tea into the sea.  It was dubbed "The Boston Tea Party".  I question whether it was right to destroy another man's property.  It must be noted that the owners of the tea couldn't leave the harbor and Bostonians weren't going to buy it.  The merchandise was basically set to rot on the ship. 

                Right or wrong, this act of protest brought the American Revolution, and the liberty we gained, one step closer. 

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