Monthly Archives: April 2014

Who Came Up With “Boston Tea Party?”

Did you know that the term “Boston Tea Party” wasn’t created until 1834? Before that, people often called it just the “destruction of the tea.” This is because, according to historian Alfred Young, Americans were very reluctant to celebrate and … Continue reading

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The Conciliatory Resolution

This was a resolution passed by British Parliament that attempted to reach a peaceful settlement with the colonies right before the start of the Revolutionary War. It declared that those American colonies who had contributed to the common dense, supported … Continue reading

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The Peggy Stewart

The Maryland cargo vessel, the Peggy Stewart, burned on October 19, 1774 as a punishment for violating the boycott on tea imports that had been imposed in respond to the British treatment of Bostonians after the Tea Party. Americans came … Continue reading

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