UK Daily Mail 
November 27, 2012
It is one of the most iconic events in American history – the moment furious colonists dumped hundreds of chests of tea into the ocean in protest against the tax policy of the British government.
But now a school board has sparked controversy by introducing a lesson plan which depicts the Boston Tea Party as a terrorist act.
Teachers have been instructed by the Texas Education Service Center Curriculum Collaborative to read the story of the Tea Party to their students as a fictitious news report which portrays the ringleaders as a mob of drunken insurgents.