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Boston Tea Party 250 Years Ago: Roots, Outcomes
Friday, 11:00 AM EDT for 1 hr Le Meridien : Latitude : NSDM HQ

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Boston Tea Party as a root of the Revolution. The basis for event. What were the causes, what happened that night, and what were the consequences. Capt. Mark McDonagh, USN/ret., on NSDM staff.
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Roots of revolution: on the 250th anniversary of the 1773 Boston Tea Party, part of a multi-year National Security Decision Making Game staff lecture series on key events in the American Revolutionary War. This examines the Boston Tea Party, in context of events affecting American & English discontent with affairs in the colonies, including the outcome & aftermath of the French & Indian War (the Seven Years War), English policy of restricting westward expansion, Stamp Act, Townshend Acts, Tea Act & other taxes. Lecture will go on to discuss the escalating violence in Boston in particular, the conditions that led to the Tea Party, the Tea Party itself, & the outcome in terms of the direction that Anglo-American affairs took. Presented by Capt. Mark McDonagh, USN/ret., with 12 years' experience at the Naval War College, on the National Security Decision Making Game staff.
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Everyone (6+)
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None (You've never played before - rules will be taught)
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1 hr
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Friday, 12:00 PM EDT
Le Meridien : Latitude : NSDM HQ
Mark McDonagh, Merle Robinson, Jason Corner, Pat Jewett, Evan Siegling
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