[video] How the British Empire Lost New England Seven Months Before the War


Title: How the British Empire Lost New England Seven Months Before the War

Presenter: J. L. Bell

Description: Though the Revolutionary War started in April 1775, New England had actually slipped out of the British government’s control months earlier, with the resistance beginning in western Massachusetts. This talk analyzes what prompted New England farmers to turn out by the thousands to change their government and how that confrontation came to a head on September 2, 1774.

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