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Dec 24, 2016 9:10pm EST
tea party. >> good evening. my name is george shoes. perhaps you have heard of me. i have been a shoemaker most of my life, a tradesman of the humble class, but now as an old man, i parade around in my colonial clothing as the last remaining participant in the boston tea party. how strange it is to think what i have seen here in boston, how i witnessed a nation born of protest. i was no student of history or politics myself. my entire education consisted of only a modest understanding of reading and writing. i belonged to no associations, participated in no government, but in the years before our war of independence, i became a staunch liberty boy. i was continually reflecting on the unwarrantable sufferings inflicted on the people of boston by the tyranny of great britain, and my mind was excited by an inextinguishable desire to aid in chastising the king. >> here, here! >> i sat in this very hall after the bloody massacre in king street in march in 1770, and again with the meetings of the body of the people in 1773, when we decided the fate of that tea. >> ha-za! >> i came into
Jan 1, 2017 12:25pm EST
. remember, king george is listening. let's try it one more time, shall we? on my mark, 1, 2, 3 - >> huzzah! >> ah, much better. you can also show your disapproval and disdain for the speaker by shouting "why!" try that. 1, 2, 3 - >> why! >> well done. just between you and me, i hear that the sons of liberty are in the hall tonight, and they may have a secret plan that they will put into action if it is needed. [laughs] >> you are asked to follow the instructions of your meeting moderator. he will alert you when the meeting is adjourned, and when our procession may begin. so, let us go back in time. there i am. [laughs] >> yes, a younger man. oh, my. one marked by the qualities of economy, temperance, integrity, and industry. >> yes, a younger man. and i see that my meeting moderator has arrived. so let us join the meeting. i turn over the pulpit to mr. samuel savage. thank you. >> good evening, sir. mr. hancock, we thank the clerk for his kind notes of our last session. i call the meeting to order. we have met here at the old south meeting house since -- at 29 to decide the fat
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