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New Jersey Tea Parties

Tuesday, February 21, 2012

Joseph Cummins, New Jersey-based historian and author of Ten Tea Parties: Patriotic Protests That History Forgot, discusses the Tea Party craze - of the colonial era. The little-known Tea Parties (including in New Jersey) tie into the movement known today.

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Joseph Cummins

Comments [2]

Lew

A different take on the genesis of the Boson Tea Party. http://www.newyorker.com/arts/critics/books/2010/12/20/101220crbo_books_crain

Feb. 21 2012 12:01 PM
Andy from Manhattan

Isn't the principal difference the lack of representation for the taxes paid? Seems to me there is little for today's TeaBaggers to complain about on the basic prinicple.

Feb. 21 2012 11:55 AM

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