Boston_Tea_Party_Currier_colored.jpgOn this day in history, December 6, 1773, the Boston Tea Party took place. Patriot leader Samuel Adams organized the “tea party” with about 60 members of the Sons of Liberty, his underground resistance group. The British tea dumped in Boston Harbor on the night of December 16 was valued at some $18,000. This act of defiance helped set the stage for the American Revolution.  See the story unfold: