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2 36. What is a MILITIA?

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3 MILITIA – a pressure of armed civilians pledged to safeguard their community

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5 37. What task did the MINUTEMEN have?

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6 The MINUTEMEN were trained to be all set to act at a minutes notification

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7 38. Exactly how did the brother respond to the Boston Tea Party?

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8 The British comment to the Boston Tea Party by it spreads widespread the INTOLERABLE action

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9 39. What was completed at the very first CONTINENTIAL CONGRESS?

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10 at the first CONTINENTAL congress they poll to half all trade with England and also began maintain troops in instance of battle

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11 40. How was the very first Continental Congress crucial to the future the the colonies?

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12 THE first CONTINENTIAL congress

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13 The an initial Continental Congress was important due to the fact that it planted the seed for a future autonomous government

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14 41. How did the homesteaders respond come the Intolerable Acts?

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15 The homesteaders hoped much more boycotts of English items would resolve the problems of the Intolerable action

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16 42. What did the British plan to do in Lexington and also Concord together they marched April 18, 1775?

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17 The British wanted to: 1)Capture the ammunition save on computer by the minutemen 2)Arrest Sam Adams and also John Hancock

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19 43. How did the colonists get information on the motion of brother troops?

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20 If colonists saw a solitary lantern in the north Church steeple climate the british troops to be coming by floor

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21 If colonists saw two lanterns in the north Church steeple climate the brother troops to be coming by sea

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22 number of riders, consisting of Paul Revere, ride v the small towns alerting colonists the British military is on the relocate

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23 44. Who had the numbers advantage in the fight of Lexington?

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24 The british had about 700 soldiers The colonists had about 70 guys

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25 45. That fired the an initial shot in ~ Lexington?

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26 it is still unclear which next fired the an initial shot at Lexington

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28 THE green AT LEXINGTON

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29 46. How many early american militiamen were killed in this very first battle?

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30 A total of 8 militiamen were eliminated in Lexington at the first battle

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34 47. Define the march earlier to Boston for the british soldiers?

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35 as the brothers marched earlier to Boston they to be shot in ~ by hiding colonists Many british soldiers were eliminated marching earlier to Boston

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36 THE RETREAT back TO BOSTON

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37 48. Surname the two towns in i beg your pardon the battles of the Revolutionary battle started?

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38 LEXINGTON and also CONCORD Both in Massachusetts

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39 49. What renowned quote walk Ralph Waldo Emerson make about the an initial battle?

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40 Ralph Waldo Emerson called it the “shot heard ‘round the world”

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41 The truth the homesteaders had started the war with the British to be news about the human being

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42 50. Describe a PATRIOT:

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43 PATRIOT – a colonial person that sustained the war against the British and wanted freedom

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Define a LOYALIST:

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46 LOYALIST – a colonial person that sustained the brother in the war versus the colonist They continued to be “loyal” to the king

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