Is History Your Cup of Tea?

Learning the true history of the Boston Tea Party can startle people, including the four of us 2014 UWL students: Andrew Bjornstad, Jonathan Dorton, Joseph Lewis, and Liam Oines, because it’s a subject most of us are familiar with. The large majority of the populous is aware that taxation without representation played a part in instigating the rebellion, but what they don’t usually know is what other factors played a major role in causing it. “Did Dutch Smugglers Provoke the Boston Tea Party” by, Benjamin L. Carp helps to explain.