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- McConville: Passing the torch of independence, idealism
They realized they must form their own army to fight the tyranny and oppression of the British crown. In 1775, America stood up the Continental Army that would become the Army of today.
July 4, 2013 - The Leaf Chronicle
- American history lesson
The Declaration of Independence was signed in Philadelphia on July 4, 1776, but the armed struggle against the British crown started several years before. In ?March 1770, British soldiers stationed in Boston fired into a group of protesters killing several of them. This incident is remembered as The Boston Massacre.
July 3, 2013 - Miami Herald