Johnny Tremain - Chapter 6 Salt-Water Tea Summary & Analysis

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Chapter 6 Salt-Water Tea Summary

Johnny and Rab are awakened on a Sunday by Sam Adams knocking on the print-shop door. The first of three English ships carrying tea is entering the harbor and he wants Uncle Lorne to print a flyer calling for a meeting of The Sons of Liberty. The colonies have declared that the tax on the tea is unjust since they have no representatives in the English parliament and so they have forbidden the tea to land. The Observers will meet that night and Johnny notifies each member by pretending to be billing them for their Boston Observer subscription. He also meets with Cilla and notices he has been less concerned with keeping up their weekly meetings.

Rab and Johnny are not allowed into the Observer meeting but are called in at the end. After being sworn to secrecy they agree to organize a...

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