Monthly Archives: December 2013

The Boston Committee of Correspondence

Samuel Adams created the Boston Committee of Correspondence to rally support for the Patriot cause. It’s function was crucial in resisting and openly defying the laws of the British government. They wrote letters to other colonies in British North America … Continue reading

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The Loyal Nine

The Loyal Nine was a secret society that started meeting at Chase & Speakman’s distillery near the Liberty Tree. Their meetings and mission began as early as 1765 and were aimed at organizing protest movements in Boston against the laws … Continue reading

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The Point of No Return

Why was the Boston Tea Party the single most important act that sparked the American Revolution? Because by destroying the tea, the Sons of Liberty were past the point of no return. The Battle of Lexington and Concord would occur … Continue reading

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