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1774 - The Parliament of Great Britain gave royal assent to the Massachusetts Government Act. The act abrogated the existing colonial charter of the Province of Massachusetts Bay and gave its royally-appointed governor wide-ranging powers.

1774 - The Parliament of Great Britain enacted the Administration of Justice Act (Act for the Impartial Administration of Justice). The Act granted a change of venue to another British colony or Great Britain in trials of officials charged with a crime growing out of their enforcement of the law or suppression of riots.

1778 - In Pennsylvania, the Battle of Barren Hill took place. British forces made an unsuccessful attempt to trap Continentals that were defending Valley Forge.


Revolutionary War Quotes

"I think the first duty of society is justice."
Alexander Hamilton



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