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  EPISODE:   101  
THE BOSTON TEA PARTY

At the direction of Benjamin Franklin, Moses, James and Henri travel to Boston in search of Sarah, who has arrived from England on a tea-laden ship. When they get to the Harbor, they happen upon the disguised colonists and discover they are raiding the very ship Sarah is on.

HISTORICAL CONTENT

Colonists in Boston rebel against "taxation without representation" by throwing a fortune in tea into the harbor, while disguised as Mohawk Indians. There are no fatalities or serious injuries but a mighty blow is delivered that reaches all the way to England. (12/16/73)

FICTIONAL STORY

At the direction of Benjamin Franklin, Moses, James and Henri travel to Boston in search of Sarah, who has crossed over from England on a tea-laden ship. When they arrive, they happen upon the disguised colonists and discover they are raiding the very ship Sarah is on.

EMOTIONAL TAKEAWAY

Freedom is something that may have to be fought for yet on each side of a battle the people fighting have reasons to believe they are in the right.




 
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