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American Tempest

How the Boston Tea Party Sparked A Revolution
Unger, Harlow G. (Book - 2011)
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Provides an account of the Tea Party movement in colonial America, discussing the protest that ensued when the British government tried to collect import duties to pay for American defense, looking at the role of James Otis, Jr., and Sam Adams in spreading discontent throughout the colonies, describing the Boston Tea Party and similar incidents in New York, Philadelphia, Charleston, and elsewhere, and arguing the revolt led directly to the Revolution.
Authors: Unger, Harlow G., 1931-
Title: American tempest
how the Boston Tea Party sparked a revolution
Publisher: Cambridge, MA : Da Capo Press, 2011
Edition: 1st Da Capo Press ed
Characteristics: xiv, 288 p. : ill., maps ; 24 cm
Summary: Provides an account of the Tea Party movement in colonial America, discussing the protest that ensued when the British government tried to collect import duties to pay for American defense, looking at the role of James Otis, Jr., and Sam Adams in spreading discontent throughout the colonies, describing the Boston Tea Party and similar incidents in New York, Philadelphia, Charleston, and elsewhere, and arguing the revolt led directly to the Revolution.
Audience: Adult
ISBN: 030682079X
Branch Call Number: E215.7 .U64 2011
Statement of Responsibility: Harlow Giles Unger
Bibliography: Includes bibliographical references (p. 253-274) and index
Subject Headings: United States History Revolution, 1775-1783 Causes Boston Tea Party, Boston, Mass., 1773
Topical Term: Boston Tea Party, Boston, Mass., 1773
LCCN: 2010047734
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I wonder if Mr. Unger will touch upon English citizens who sympathized with the colonists back in England like Lord Mayor of London John Wilkes.

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