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Subject: Excerpt Of History
Date: Mon, 26 Apr 2004 16:43:10 EDT
"There was two Boston Tea Parties. 50 or 60 Sons of Liberty, disguised as
Mohawks, protested the 3 cents per pound British tax on tea by dumping chests
of the popular drink into Boston Harbour on Dec 16, 1773. The Bostonians
repeated the performance on March 7,1774. The two tea parties cost the British
around $3 million in modern money."