Wednesday, February 09, 2005

Rebel scum

Dear readers, take note that on this date in 1775, Parliament declared Massachusetts to be in a state of rebellion. Accordingly, they authorized General Thomas Gage, who had already replaced the civilian governor Thomas Hutchinson as the Crown's representative, to use such force as he deemed necessary to maintain English sovereignty over the colony.

1 Comments:

Blogger Seriamente Tony said...

And on this day I was born. And the world was never quite the same.

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