Days of Revolution – Episode 17

Ned Ryun continues his series, “Days of Revolution.” Listen to Episode 17, “A Violent Backlash”

In this episode Ned discusses:

  • The violent reaction to the Stamp Act in the colonies
  • The hanging in effigy of Andrew Oliver, royal stamp agent, in Boston
  • The ransacking of Thomas Hutchinson’s home
  • Samuel Adams condemns the violence
  • The New York Sons of Liberty organize public demonstrations in New York City
  • Richard Henry Lee, future signer of the Declaration of Independence, leads a protest in Virginia
  • The colonies unite even further in their resistance to the tyranny of Parliament and the Crown