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How the American Revolution Began

What is today known as the United States of America was first settled by several British emigrants who wanted to live a freer life. They established several colonies on the Eastern coast of future American land, beginning with Jamestown (1607). 885 more words

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Going Out With a Granted Wish

The American revolutionary James Otis Jr. hoped his death to come by a bolt of lightning and often told his friends and relatives about it. His sister reported him telling her, “My dear sister, I hope, when God Almighty in His righteous providence shall take me out of time into eternity that it will be by a flash of lightning”. 32 more words

Strange Deaths