Satire & The State
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Satire & The State

“Stop Looting!” Angry Tory Yells at Bostonians Throwing Tea into Harbor

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BOSTON, 1773 — In a protest over what rioters claim is “excessive taxation without representation,” local Bostonians began throwing tea into the harbor at Griffin’s Wharf in Boston. Colonists reportedly dumped 342 chests of tea, imported by the British East India Company, into the harbor.

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Matt Fotis

Matt Fotis

Theatre professor, author, playwright, dad, husband, and other stuff. Comedy, parenthood, and politics. www.mattfotis.com @mattfotis