American Revolution

The American Revolution was a political upheaval that took place between 1765 and 1783 during which colonists in the Thirteen American Colonies rejected the British monarchy and aristocracy, overthrew the authority of Great Britain, and founded the United States of America.

Starting in 1765, members of American colonial society rejected the authority of the British Parliament to tax them without colonial representatives in the government. During the following decade, protests by colonists—known as Patriots—continued to escalate, as in the Boston Tea Party in 1773 during which patriots destroyed a consignment of taxed tea from the Parliament-controlled and favored East India Company. The British responded by imposing punitive laws—the Coercive Acts—on Massachusetts in 1774, following which Patriots in the other colonies rallied behind Massachusetts. In late 1774 the Patriots set up their own alternative government to better coordinate their resistance efforts against Great Britain, while other colonists, known as Loyalists, preferred to remain aligned to the British Crown.

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What we know so far about Israel’s strike on Iran

AOL 19 Apr 2024
The airbase close to Isfahan has long been home to Iran’s fleet of American-made F-14 Tomcats – purchased before the 1979 Islamic revolution. ....
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Ten TV shows about the Founding Fathers that are more fun than Apple's 'Franklin' (copy)

The Hawk Eye 19 Apr 2024
Benjamin Franklin was an inventor, diplomat and publisher. The one thing he wasn’t was boring ... He only comes to life when it’s time to lust over women swooning at his feet ... “Family Ties” (1985) ... “The Simpsons” (1990) ... Hulu, Disney+. “Liberty! The American Revolution” (1997) ... Max ... Burns’ broader take on the American Revolution is currently in production ... ....
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Miller honored; Kanuga's Earth Day celebration, St. James benefit set; Boys \u0026 Girls Club to go virtual

BlueRidgeNow 19 Apr 2024
Miller honored by the Daughters of the American Revolution. Hendersonville's Jeff Miller, the founder of Blue Ridge Honor Flight, was awarded the National Society Daughters of the American Revolution Community Service Award by the Joseph McDowell Chapter on April 12 at the Champion Hills Clubhouse ... April 20 ... St ... April 27 at St ... Main St ... virtually....
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Israel launches retaliatory strike against Iran

The Spectator 19 Apr 2024
Israel conducted missile strikes against Iran on Thursday night, as confirmed by a senior American military official to NPR. Explosions in Iraq and Syria have also been reported ... These are American carrier-capable, supersonic fighter aircraft acquired before the 1979 Islamic Revolution ... A blooming good offer ... CLAIM OFFER 3 months for £3 ... ....
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Drone strike Iran

Sun Star 19 Apr 2024
U.S. officials declined to comment as of early Friday, but American broadcast networks quoting unnamed U.S. officials said Israel carried out the attack ... In particular, IRNA said air defenses fired at a major air base in Isfahan, which long has been home to Iran’s fleet of American-made F-14 Tomcats — purchased before the 1979 Islamic Revolution ... Gen....
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What’s in Isfahan? The city home to Iranian nuclear facilities

AOL 19 Apr 2024
Related. Israel has carried out airstrikes on Iran, US officials say ... “At 4.45, we heard gunshots. There was nothing going on,” the reporter said ... Isfahan is also home to a major Iranian airbase which has held Iran’s ageing fleet of American-made F-14 Tomcats – bought before the 1979 Islamic revolution ... ....
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Iran fires air defense batteries in provinces as explosions heard near Isfahan

The Morning Call 19 Apr 2024
It remained unclear if the country was under attack ... One government official suggested sites may have been targeted by drones ... In particular, IRNA said air defenses fired at a major airbase in Isfahan, which long has been home to Iran’s fleet of American-made F-14 Tomcats — purchased before the 1979 Islamic Revolution ... local time ... ....
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Iran fires at suspected Israeli drones near air base, nuclear site

The Hill 19 Apr 2024
Iran early Friday fired at drones suspected to be part of an Israeli attack near a major air base and nuclear site near the city of Isfahan ... The airbase in Isfahan has been home to Iran’s fleet of American-made F-14 Tomcats, purchased before the 1979 Islamic Revolution ... authorities say it is not actively seeking to create a bomb, the AP noted ... .......
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American Revolution began 249 years ago: Here are 5 overlooked tourist sites on fight for independence

Fox News 19 Apr 2024
The grand events and oft-told tales of the American Revolution are easy to find among sprawling reverent battlefields and national parks ... But historical secrets, haunting reminders and the lingering traces of legend help tell a complete story of any event, even one as long and deeply chronicled as the American Revolution ....
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AZ Briefing: Arizona Supreme Court justices could stay on bench with resolution; Pets up for adoption; The best, and worst, US airlines

Azcentral 19 Apr 2024
Good morning, Arizona ... David Gowan.Other big stories ... airlines of 2024 ... On this day in 1775, the American Revolution began as British troops and colonial militiamen collided in Lexington and Concord, Massachusetts.“The shot heard around the world.”In 1971, Charles Manson was convicted of murder and sentenced to death for the Tate-LaBianca murders....
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Iran fires air defence batteries at Isfahan air base and nuclear site after drones spotted

Independent Online 19 Apr 2024
U.S. officials declined to comment as of early Friday, but American broadcast networks quoting unnamed U.S ... In particular, IRNA said air defenses fired at a major air base in Isfahan, which long has been home to Iran's fleet of American-made F-14 Tomcats — purchased before the 1979 Islamic Revolution ... “At 4.45, we heard gunshots ... ....
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Kerr: Why I still fly the Ukrainian flag

Seacoast Online 19 Apr 2024
and European assistance, it became clear that Putin’s best option was to drag the conflict out until Americans started to lose the stomach for a prolonged fight ... I like to think those of us here in Kittery – birthplace of American Revolution leaders like Declaration of Independence signer Gen....
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