Monthly Archives: May 2014

Faneuil Hall

Peter Faneuil certainly gave the city of Boston a gift. In 1740, he offered at a public meeting to fund a public market house, which was a project that the public had been suggesting for years. The vote for the … Continue reading

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The Boston Tea Party in 1973

Since the occurrence of the Boston Tea Party, it has become an international and political symbol of protest. In 1973, people in Boston were calling for the impeachment of President Nixon and on the 200th anniversary of the Tea Party, … Continue reading

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Gandhi’s “Boston Tea Party”

Even though the Boston Tea Party occurred in Boston, it has become an international phenomenon and symbol. So it’s not surprising that it has been referenced in other political protests. When Gandhi led his famous mass burning of registration cards … Continue reading

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