Revolutions (general)

When in the course of human events...

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The American colonies declared independence in July 1776. Then their armies got chased around New York. 

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After the skirmishes at Lexington and Concord, war between Britain and the colonies broke out. George Washington was appointed commander-in-chief and laid siege to Boston.

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The Boston Tea Party led Parliament to pass the Intolerable Acts in 1774. The colonists were really super not amused. 

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After the failure of the Stamp Act, Parliament passed a new series of taxes known as the Townshend Acts. The colonists were not amused. 

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After the French and Indian War, the British Ministry started levying new taxes on the colonies. The colonists were not amused. 

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A brief tour of the Thirteen Colonies. 

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The English Monarchy was restored in 1660. 

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After serving in Parliament and the courts of both Charles I and Charles II, Edward Hyde wrote a massively influential history of the English Civil Wars.

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Oliver Cromwell died on September 3, 1658. His son and heir Richard was iunable to hold the Protectorate together. 

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