American Revolution-Interest. facts
Brandon Singleton- 5th period Henson- APLAC 3
the 9 British soldier were actually charged and two of them were even convicted of manslaughter even in there home country(biased courts) of Britain
Video Pertaining to the Boston Massacre
Declaration of Independence
The declaration was signed by the delegates of the colonies and is essentially the backbone of our society, however it wasn't a widespread movement. In fact the revolution as a whole was radical movement since most in the colonies were indifferent about the fight for independence.
One of the most widely mislead ideas pertaining to the Declaration of Independence is that it was signed on July 4, 1776. However, independence was formally declared on July 2, 1776, a date John Adams believed would be “the most memorable epocha in the history of America.” On July 4, 1776, was when the final text was formally approved, however it wasn't signed until August 2.
Boston Tea Party
There was a second Boston Tea Party.
Three months after the Boston Tea Party, the people of Boston once again sent tea into the Barbour when 60 disguised men boarded the Fortune in March, forced the crew below deck and dumped tea chests into the harbor. The second raid wasn’t quite as impressive as the original, however, as only 30 chests were sent overboard.
The well known delegate, Henry, was appointed commander of newly-formed Virginia Militia in 1775
King George III
While he was the king of England, King George the Third was not the most well minded person in fact, the last decade of his life was spent suffering through an intermittent acute mental illness. This was said to have made him go insane as well as blind. The disease known as Acute Porphyrias, leaves it's victim in a state of mental disturbances, as well as abdominal pain and vomiting. The disease ultimately attacks your immune system.