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Dec 17, 2018

Most people might know the term "taxation without representation" which came out of the Boston Tea Party that occurred on December 16, 1773. On that night, American patriots dumped 342 chests of tea belonging to the British into Boston Harbor. But what was it really all about? How did it start and how did we get here? In this episode of History and the Highway, host Stan Ellsworth looks back at why the Boston Tea Party happened, how it shaped our country and what it means to us today.