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Taxation Without Representation War For Independence
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United States Army Continental Army
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Boston Tea Party Act Was Passed
1,925 wordsColonists of America fought the American Revolutionary War in order to win British and the worlds recognition of being an independent nation. Colonial opposition to the British government began after acts such as the Stamp act, the Townshend acts and the coercive acts and many other laws passed by British government. These actions by the British triggered a severe dislike for Britain and the people of America began to unite in their opposition. The British have passed such laws that have caused ...
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1,753 wordsAMERICAN AND HAITIAN REVOLUTIONS The Haiti revolution is one of the important milestones in black history in which the Caribbean island became the first Black Republic in the world when African slaves defeated their French masters and gained independence in January 1, 1804. Since the world recognized other revolutions such as the American and French revolutions, it was also critical that in the spirit of the African rebirth, the Haiti revolution was highlighted and given its place in history des...
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Declaration Of Independence Continental Congress
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2,111 wordsOne if by land, two if by sea the supposed famous words spoken by Paul Revere to Colonel William Conant, an American soldier stationed in the steeple of the North Church in Boston, waiting to relay the signal of the intended path of the British invasion on April 18, 1775 (The Glorious Cause 268) to Paul Revere. According to the legend Paul Revere was to be positioned across the Boston Bay from the North Church waiting for the signal from Colonel Conant. The Colonel was to hang one lantern in the...
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