Major Events In History: The Boston Tea Party

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The Boston Tea Party was a major event in history that occurred on December 16, 1773 in Boston, Massachusetts (which tomorrow, by the way, is the 242nd anniversary, so it is a bit ironic that my paper is due on its anniversary). On the night of the 16th, 100 Bostonians disguised themselves as Indians under the leadership of the Sons of Liberty, smashed a total of 342 tea chests in a span of three hours that had been delivered into the harbor, and had dumped the contents of the chest into the Atlantic Ocean. The Bostonians that had disguised themselves as Mohawks smartly and conveniently avoided detention by the officials that would have caught them and horribly punished them. Their dressing up as Mohawk Indians symbolized that the Sons
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