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  1. 3 days ago · Orchestrated by Sam Adams and the Sons of Liberty, the December 16 Tea Party destroyed 90,000 pounds of tea worth nearly £10,000. The following day, John Adams praised it in his diary as an act “so bold, so daring, so firm” that “it must have … important consequences.”. It did.

  2. Apr 13, 2024 · The Seven Years’ War, commonly known as the French and Indian War in North America, ended with the Treaty of Paris in February 1763. In the wake of the British victory, King George III of Great Britain issued a proclamation on October 7. The proclamation declared two important things. First, it said that no colony or individual person could ...

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  4. 22 hours ago · The American Revolution was part of the first wave of the Atlantic Revolutions, an 18th and 19th century revolutionary wave in the Atlantic World. The first shot of the American Revolution at the Battle of Lexington and Concord is referred to as the "shot heard 'round the world" due to its historical and global significance. [232]

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  5. 3 days ago · William L. Champney (active 1850-1857) Boston Massacre, March 5th 1770, 1856 Boston: John H. Bufford, printer; Henry Q. Smith, publisher Chromolithograph

  6. 3 days ago · HB 994 completes the work started in 2016, marking a new milestone in Virginia’s commitment to ensuring children are free from the threat of forced marriage. Virginia is the 12th state to end child marriage, and the first southern state to do so.

  7. 3 days ago · Over 20,000 flooded into New York, a third of all the Revolution’s battles taking place in the state. Another 20,000 slaves found refuge in the region, half the estimated number of runways in ...

  8. 3 days ago · For years, the Boston Marathon ran across Mass. Ave. as runners headed into the Back Bay. That all changed in 2006, when marathon organizers rerouted the course under Mass. Ave. “in an effort to ...

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