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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. Theyre called minutemen because theyre 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 dont look scared. As being deployed, they are scared....
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This note was uploaded on 03/27/2008 for the course HIST 1301 taught by Professor Staff during the Spring '08 term at TAMU Intl..
- Spring '08