Tag Archives: Samuel Adams

On This Day: December 16, 1773: “This Destruction of the Tea is so bold, so daring, so firm, intrepid, and inflexible, and it must have important Consequences, and so lasting, that I can’t but consider it as an Epocha in History.” – John Adams

On November 28, 1773, the Dartmouth sailed into Boston’s port. The ship was full of tea. There had already been trouble in Philadelphia when the ship had tried to unload its cargo. A ship had been blown away from the … Continue reading

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Today In History: Dec. 16, 1773

On November 28, 1773, the Dartmouth sailed into port in Boston. It was full of tea. There had already been trouble in Philadelphia when the tea ship had tried to unload its cargo. A ship had been blown away from … Continue reading

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The Books: “Samuel Adams : The Father of American Independence” (Dennis Brindell Fradin)

Next Daily Excerpt: Next book in my American history section is Samuel Adams: The Father of American Independence by Dennis Brindell Fradin This book is an over-size hardcover – and it’s filled with paintings, woodcuts, engravings, newspaper cartoons from the … Continue reading

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Tooo many books, Part 3

Over the past month – from my birthday and up to and including Christmas – I have received so many books that I am a bit overwhelmed and feel kind of … well … like I have ADD or something. … Continue reading

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