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The angry Americans: The Occupy movement and the 'tea party' have some common targets

...would help contain this excessive power.It's worth keeping in mind that the patriots who threw English tea into Boston Harbor in 1773 were not revolting against higher taxes (the Tea Act, in fact, lowered the price of tea legally imported in...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2012-07-08/angry-americans-occupy-movement-and-t
Opinion
Are we putting history in a moving van?

...Mount Rushmore from the Black Hills of South Dakota to Beverly Hills, Calif., 90210. The USS Constitution from Boston Harbor to Benton Harbor, Mich. New digs for Old Ironsides. The U.S. Constitution from the National Archives in Washington...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/081901/opE_stevescolmn.shtml
Opinion
My Turn: On civic duties and our cherished rights

...Where would this nation be today if these patriots had not taken their protest a step further and dumped tea into Boston Harbor? Where would we be today if Rosa Parks had not refused to move to the back of the bus? It is our civic duty and a...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/082803/opi_myturn.shtml
Opinion
A long fraternity: Southeast's Red Men

...Thomas Jefferson and Paul Revere. The most famous act of the Sons of Liberty was dumping 342 chests of tea into Boston Harbor on Dec. 16, 1773, to protest the British tax on tea. After the American Revolution, the name changed to The Order...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/110503/nei_redmen.shtml
Neighbors
The inconvenience of the truth

...formed the nation. To say people attending these rallies are loons is to say the same of those who dumped tea into Boston Harbor to protest British taxes. Yet to read in much of what remains of the mainline press, many tea partiers at Tax Day...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/041610/opi_610552052.shtml
Opinion

...Colony of Massachusetts Bay made a calculated decision to board a ship and empty the India tea in the cargo hold into Boston Harbor. In addition to rendering the tea unsuitable for drinking, these proto-Americans (reduced to buying cheaper smuggled...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/103110/opi_728795622.shtml
Opinion
New fiction at the Juneau Public Libraries

...double agent. In America, he finds both prejudice and opportunity. Rescued by a childhood friend after a jump into Boston Harbor, he is taken in, taught English, and helped to find a job. But his friend has secrets that could jeopardize Aziz's...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/062405/boo_20050624001.shtml
Books
This Day in History

...weakening the roadbed and causing the derailment of 16 railroad cars. In the nation In 1790, the Columbia returned to Boston Harbor after a three-year voyage, becoming the first ship to carry the American flag around the world. In 1842, the United...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/080904/sta_thisday.shtml
News
Needing to listen to the voters

...refused to listen to the people and denied to give them the representation they demanded, it ended up in a party in Boston Harbor. "No Taxation without representation" was the phrase I believe. Alaska doesn't really have tall sailing ships...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/021604/let_listen.shtml
Opinion
American History Tex

...He immediately roused a militia, wrote the Declaration of Independence, and hurled all of England's tea into Boston Harbor. The British immediately retreated, and Washington was so moved by their cowardice he composed "The Star Spangled...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/052410/opi_643732673.shtml
Opinion

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