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American Revolutionary War History

1774 - The Boston Port Act demanded payment for the tea destroyed in the Boston Tea Party event before the port could reopen for any imports but food.

1776 - Patriots attempted to knock the light out of the Sandy Hook lighthouse. They did not succede. The lighthouse is the oldest in the United States.

1779 - In Philadelphia, PA, Benedict Arnold was court martialed. He was charged with 13 counts of misbehavior and illegally buying and selling goods.

Revolutionary War Quotes

"The God who gave us life, gave us liberty at the same time."
Thomas Jefferson

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