History Matters


A biweekly feature courtesy of The Grateful American Book Prize Showing our children that their past is prelude to their future 

December 15 to December 31 On December 16, 1773 the American colonists, already overwhelmed by British taxation and tyranny, defied them, boarded their ships, and dumped 342 chests of tea into Boston Harbor.  The incident became known as the Boston Tea Party, and it foreshadowed the American Revolution.        For a better understanding about the sequence of events that culminated with the…

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