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Adams–having rid the colony of yet another governor–then began his campaign against  the British troops. He and his fellow radical writers published a seemingly endless list of  atrocities committed by the British troops. His efforts began to pay off, and general  sentiment began to turn against the Crown throughout the colonies. Nonetheless, the  British felt they had the situation in Boston under control and began to plan to withdraw  two of the four regiments in the summer of 1769. Crown officials became worried that  the five hundred remaining troops would be unable to hold the city against the growing  power of the Sons of Liberty. The winter of 1770 was tense for everyone. Brawls broke  out between troops and Boston laborers. Sons of Liberty "Mohawks" (so-named  because of their Indian dress) attacked individual troops. On March 4, 1770, Bostonians awoke to the find the city plastered with convincing 
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This note was uploaded on 12/12/2011 for the course POSI 1320 taught by Professor Henderson during the Fall '11 term at Texas State.

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