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History 101: The Boston Tea Party
5 months ago

History 101: The Boston Tea Party

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As you celebrate the 4th of July, take a few moments to think about how tea is responsible for the freedom you enjoy every day. We’re talking of course about …
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Tea Smugglers: 18th Century Bad Boys
10 months ago

Tea Smugglers: 18th Century Bad Boys

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It’s very easy to get a cup of tea in England. But it wasn’t always that way. In the 1700s, tea was so expensive that only aristocrats could afford it. …
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How Taking Tea Sans Sugar Meant Opposing Slavery
10 months ago

How Taking Tea Sans Sugar Meant Opposing Slavery

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Today, sprinkling a spoonful of sugar into your tea doesn’t say much about your views on human trafficking. But in the late 18th century in England, it did.

In 1791, …
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