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THE BOSTON TEA PARTY
NATHANIEL HAWTHORNE

NOTES AND QUESTIONS
For Biography see page 354.
Historical Note. Hawthorne made the history of New England popular in the form of stories for children. From one such book, Grandfather's Chair, this story and "Washington and the American Army," are taken. Seated in the famous old chair, Grandfather tells his eager grandchildren-Laurence, Charley, Clara, and little Alice-the story of the chair and all its experiences since it was brought to America by the Puritans in 1630.
Discussion. 1. Why did the American colonists refuse to import tea? 2. What did they do when they heard that three ships loaded with tea were on their way to America? 3. What request did they make of the British Governor of the American colonies? What was his reply? 4. Tell of the incident of the tea party in Boston harbor. 5. Tell of the new Governor and of his acts. 6. What did Governor Gage do to fortify Boston? 7. What did the Continental Congress do that showed that the colonists intended to fight? 8. What is said about the minutemen? 9. Tell how the colonists resisted the British troops at Salem. 10. Read the poem "Lexington," by Holmes, page 415. 11. In what battle did General Warren fall? 12. Tell what you know of the battle of Bunker Hill. 13. What do you think became of the famous Grandfather's chair? 14. Find in the Glossary the meaning of: Tories; customhouse; Coffee-house; incensed; Ministry; Faneuil Hall; Liberty Tree; Common; garrisoned; battery; provincial; exhorted; affirmed; provocation; ascertained; aspect; diorama. 15. Pronounce: wharf; warriors; hoisted; metropolis; desolate; conducive; strewn; yeomanry; precincts.

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