John F. Kennedy and Abraham Lincoln Assassination Similarities
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The Boston Tea Party was an act of direct action protest by
the American colonists against British Government in which they
destroyed many crates of tea bricks belonging to the British East
India Company on ships in Boston Harbor. The incident, which took
place on Thursday, December 16, 1773, has been seen as helping to
spark the American Revolution and remains to this day one of the
most iconic events of the era.
Join, or Die
Join, or Die is a famous political cartoon created by Benjamin
Franklin and first published in his Pennsylvania Gazette on May 9,
1754.. The original a publication by the Gazette is the earliest
known pictorial representation of colonial union produced by a
British colonist in America. It is a woodcut showing a snake severed
into eighths, with each segment labeled with the initial of a
British American colony or region.
The Spirit of '76
Minute Men of the
Minutemen were members of teams of select men from the American
colonial militia during the American Revolutionary War. They vowed
to be ready for battle against the British within one minute of
receiving notice. These teams consisted about a fourth of the entire
militia, and generally were the younger and more mobile, serving as
part of a network for early response to any threat. Minuteman and
Sons of Liberty member Paul Revere spread the news that "the red
coats are coming." Paul Revere was captured before completing his
mission when the British marched towards the arsenal in Lexington
and Concord to collect the patriots' weapons.
Paul Revere was an American silversmith and a patriot in the
The Battles of Lexington and Concord were the first military
engagements of the American Revolutionary War.
They were fought on April 19, 1775, in Middlesex County, Province of
Massachusetts Bay, within the towns of Lexington, Concord, Lincoln, Menotomy (present-day Arlington), and Cambridge, near Boston. The
battles marked the outbreak of open armed conflict between the
Kingdom of Great Britain and its thirteen colonies in the mainland
of British North America.
The Battle of Bunker Hill took place on June 17, 1775 on
Breed's Hill, as part of the Siege of Boston during the American
Revolutionary War. General Israel Putnam was in charge of the
revolutionary forces, while Major-General William Howe commanded the
British forces. Because most of the fighting did not occur on Bunker
Hill itself, the conflict is sometimes more accurately (though less
often) called the Battle of Breed's Hill.