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American Revolution: Events and Battles
The Destruction of Tea at Boston Harbor, by Nathaniel Currier
In 1773, colonists dressed as Mohawk Indians threw 342 chests of tea belonging to the British East India Company into Boston harbor. They were protesting a tax on tea and a perceived British monopoly.
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