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Unformatted text preview: March 6, 2008 [ HISTORY TEST REVIEW ] The Revolutionary was a War of Ideas. Armories/Minutemen Colonist start stock piles armories-muskets-arms guns-Small artillery. They start to train the minutemen. They are local people who learned rudimentary moves and rules. They’re called minutemen because they’re supposed to be ready in a minute if anything happens. The British have increased troop presence in major cities such as Boston. Troops start to worry about the armories who sell guns to local colonists. In order to make the environment stable, the troops get orders to go the armories and take the guns. The two main problem areas, where tension is high, are in Lexington and Concord (1775). Lexington & Concord British turn up, and the militia goes out. When the militia sees the troops, who are highly trained, being deployed, they are scared. One thing of trained troops is that they don’t look scared. As being deployed, they are scared....
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- Spring '08
- History, Continental Army, Guerrilla warfare, Battles of Lexington and Concord, History test review