It’s little wonder the American Revolution started in New England — it's one territorial place. Colonial New Englanders didn’t take kindly to being pushed around. And modern New Englanders don’t either. They’ll defend their home and their roots to the end.
We sent out British Redcoats to mess with modern New Englanders by enforcing old colonial acts; the Tea Act and the Hat Act. New England’s famed toughness took center stage as everyday folks reacted just as they did many years ago — angrily.