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Two Riders….Gage Gathers Information

As British General Thomas Gage and his American Whig (or Patriot) antagonists squared off in Boston and theĀ surrounding towns, information gathering became the key to success. Both sides had created networks of spies, but the advantage was clearly in favor … Continue reading

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Review: The Spirit of ’74, How the American Revolution Began by Ray and Marie Raphael

Why did Boston’s act of political vandalism lead to a British military expedition against small towns in Massachusetts sixteen months later? How, exactly did evolving political tensions result in actual warfare? How did Lexington and Concord become, as Ralph Waldo … Continue reading

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