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pertaining to the American Revolutionary War (1775-1781) and its era, where the 13 North American colonies fought and won independence from Great Britain.

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In many (perhaps most) cases, their estates were seized by the states which had passed various forms of Confiscation Act. The page Dispossessing Loyalists and Redistributing Property in Revolution …
answered Mar 9 by sempaiscuba
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I couldn't find any reference to a surviving Liberty Pole (probably not surprising after 240 years!), but apparently, the last surviving Liberty Tree was in Annapolis. It was cut down in 1999. I foun …
answered Aug 23 '17 by sempaiscuba
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You may be thinking of the following letter published in the Boston Post-Boy in December 1773: WHEREAS our nation have lately been informed, that the fetters which have been forged for us (by the …
answered Nov 16 '17 by sempaiscuba
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The London Enemies List seems to have been a list of 59 men who were considered to be a danger to the crown. I found a couple of sources that suggest the list was drawn up by London Tories, but these …
answered Aug 22 '17 by sempaiscuba
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Transported convicts weren't imprisoned in the North American colonies. Much like the convicts transported to Australia after the loss of Britain's American colonies they were set to work. American …
answered May 6 by sempaiscuba
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I think that there were probably a great many factors that led to the American Revolution. Concerns about the growing anti-slavery movement in the UK were undoubtedly among them. Although it is true …
answered May 11 '17 by sempaiscuba