Sunday, December 16, 2012
American Minute with Bill Federer Dec. 16 - The Original Boston Tea Party
American Minute with Bill Federer
Dec. 16 - The Original Boston Tea Party
ritish kept raising taxes and quartering troops in American homes.
When citizens protested, troops fired into the crowd, killing five -
"the Boston Massacre."
In 1773, British passed the "
While American merchants paid taxes, British East India Tea Company sold a half million pounds of tea with no taxes.
On DECEMBER 16, 1773, patriot "Sons of Liberty" disguised as Mohawk Indians marched to Griffin's Wharf and threw 342 chests of tea into the harbor -
the Boston Tea Party
The men of Marlborough declared:
"Death is more eligible than slavery.
A free-born people are not required by the religion of Jesus Christ to submit to tyranny, but may make use of such power as God has given them to recover and support their liberties...
We implore the Ruler above the skies that He would bare His arm...and let Israel go."
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