Apparently, the teachers were planning on using the Boston Tea Party as an example of how propaganda works to twist our view of events. My problem with it is, they really need to make a clear image of exactly what the Boston Tea Party in the student's minds first for this to not completely backfire. I can very easily see this as teaching that terrorism could be any act or attitude in defiance of the government (which is a false definition), to justifying how it's okay to kill those who harbor terrorism, or even to show how it's understandable for foreign nations to protect the terrorists. In a society and a culture with a clear moral standard, this exercise could work, but I wouldn't trust it in public schools today.
"Moderation in temper is always a virtue; but moderation in principle is always a vice." -- Thomas Paine
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