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dec 16, 1773 - Boston Tea Party

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The Boston Tea Party was an act of rebellion against the Tea Act. A group of Sons of Liberty, disguised as Mohawks, boarded three ships and dumped 342 crates, or 92,000 pounds of tea into the harbor. Britain was furious at the colonists and decided they needed to be punished.

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dec 16, 1773
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~ 245 years ago

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