Johnny Tremain - Study Guide Chapter 7 The Fiddler's Bill Summary & Analysis

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To Boston's shock England responds to the Tea Party by closing Boston Harbor punishing guilty and loyal alike. Now food can come into the city only over one road and many whose work depends on the port's business begin to go hungry. Boston fills with British soldiers. Nevertheless, Uncle Lorne continues to publish the Observer. Men in the country towns are forming militias and drilling and Johnny earns money carrying messages for English soldiers at high fees and, by reading them and keeping his ears open in the stables is able to supply information to the Observers.

Johnny comes home to find Cilla and Rab friendly and laughing together and is surprised to discover that he feels jealous. Cilla explains that Lydia Lyte took a fancy to Isannah and that she and Cilla now live with the Lytes while Dorcas ran...

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