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Boston Tea Party

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ISBN-10: 193321211X

ISBN-13: 9781933212111

Edition: 2007

Authors: Robert Allison, Robert Allison

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On December 16, 1773, men dressed as Indians boarded three ships anchored in Boston Harbor. Working quickly and efficiently, they brought up from the holds 342 chests containing 92,586 pounds of tea, and dumped the contents overboard into Boston Harbor. In his concise narrative history of the event we now call The Boston Tea Party, Robert J. Allison demonstrates how this moonlit drama effectively led to the American Revolution sixteen months later. He begins by explaining the political and mercantile background of the event contemporaries referred to as "the destruction of the tea." (It was not called a "party" until years later, when it had ripened into a legend of American independence.)…    
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Book details

List price: $12.95
Copyright year: 2007
Publisher: Applewood Books
Publication date: 9/15/2007
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 88
Size: 5.50" wide x 8.50" long x 0.25" tall
Weight: 0.242