The Boston Tea Party

154.2 – The Boston Tea Party

Boston is situated in present-day Massachusetts, right on the northern Atlantic coastline. It’s picturesque, it’s lively and it’s steeped in stories of how the United States gained its independence from Britain. Today you’ll hear those tales of organization, patriotism and madness: This is the Boston Tea Party.

American Culture and History - The Salem Witch Trials

The Salem Witch Trials

For today’s American Culture and History lesson, we’re going to learn about The Salem Witch Trials. So, imagine if you lived in a city where everyone believed in witches. That was the case in Salem Village, Massachusetts in the 1600s. The Massachusetts Bay Colony was one of the first colonies