American Tempest

How the Boston Tea Party Sparked A Revolution

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American Tempest
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.

Publisher: Cambridge, MA : Da Capo Press, 2011
Edition: 1st Da Capo Press ed
ISBN: 030682079X
Branch Call Number: E215.7 .U64 2011
Characteristics: xiv, 288 p. : ill., maps ; 24 cm


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