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The history of the thirteen British colonies that would eventually declare independence in 1776 and later become the United States.
The Blue Book of Gun Values has a listing of Winchester Model 101 manufacture years by serial number. This listing, though, ends in 1971 and the Model 101 continued in production for many years after that.
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Generally, no. The age of majority is 18. That's when you're considered a legal adult and you can make all your own decisions. In some cases a minor can be legally emancipated. You would want to contact a family lawyer in South Carolina to ask about this. Otherwise you can't leave home without the c…
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it all depends on how old the children are is there any specif reason why they dont? if you have a lawyer contact him and if not contact dept. of children services
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it wouldn't work long it would keep popping breaker and possible to cause a fire if keep reseting the breaker   110v would not be enough to power 220v. It wouldn't harm the appliance but it will not keep popping breakers. However, plugging 110v equipment into 220v outlets will destroy the a…
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That image is the Gillette Stadium logo, a stylized image of Gillette Stadium's Bridge and Lighthouse. According to the website of the New England Patriots: "Painted on each side of the field is the Gillette Stadium logo symbolized by the light tower and bridge." A click on the Related Link will …
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Answer June 5, 1862 - The Treaty of Saigon ceded three southern Vietnamese provinces to France. France established the colony of Cochinchina (Southern Vietnam) in 1867. Over the next 30 years, France absorbed Northern Vietnam (1884), Cambodia (1887) and Laos (1893) into its Indochina colonial emp…
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Debts which are retained in a Chapter 7 case are normally retained in one of two ways: (1) the debtor simply keeps paying the debt, keeps the collateral (such as a house or a car) and the creditor keeps accepting the money without any additional documents being signed by the debtor or creditor, or (…
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Boston's Founders Boston was officially founded in 1630, although settlements took root there in the early 1620s. 1625 Rev. William Blackstone (Blaxton) same person. 1630 John Winthop and Salem puritans. A monument in Boston Common commemorates the founding. It is located on the north side of t…
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Boston was founded by wayward Puritans, who - for whatever resons - sought to get away from Plymouth. The Reverend William Blackstone was the first to settle there, building a house on what is now Beacon Hill - one of three hills that made up the Boston area - in 1624. Blackstone is also considered …
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Answer This act, known today as the Ole' Deluder Satan Act, established the first town school system in America, a system that recognized the importance of the Bible in a civilized society. Ref. America Land I Love, 1994, A Beka Books, page 35 Answer The Ole' Deluder Act was passed in Massac…
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because puritins wanted an escape
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IMPROVED ANSWER: The people of Vermont during the colonial period were considered an independent republic. This basically meant that the people lived in a condition they were satisfied with, and had no interference with outsiders in their daily lives. Just like before the state of Texas became a…
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In Machias, Maine, during the year 1764, the inhabitants sawed nearly 16000 feet of lumber which is an extraordinary season of work the colony had. In 1765 Morris O' Brian and his sons built double sawmills on the west falls in the winter and spring. It was also difficult because of the Abnaki India…
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Following the Revolution, frontier settlers who resented being ruled from Boston pressed for separation from Massachusetts.Coastal merchants, who held the balance of political power at the time, resisted the separation movement until the War of 1812 showed that Massachusetts was unable or unwilling …
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In Machias during the year 1764 the inhabitants sawed nearly 16000.000 feet of lumber. An extraordinary season work the colony increased in 1765. In 1765 Morris O' Brien and his sons built double sawmills on the west falls. The winter and spring of 1767 was one of widespread famine some called it ca…
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The Liberal government had a huge elected majority in the house of commons and wanted to pass a bill which had a lot of radical welfare reforms in it such as introducing pensions for old people, medical insurance for industrial workers, and free meals for poor children. The conservative party were i…
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The answer is everywhere, the English greatest strength is they are one of the world's great mongrel peoples.After the ice age, settlers began arriving in Britain sporadically for centuries. At first this wasn't a problemm, but towards the end of the Bronze age the country was becoming quite populat…
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Like millions of other Europeans the reasons were three-fold: poverty (the principal cause, from 1847 onwards), political and religious persecution - begun mostly by Scots/Irish presbyterians from 1700 to 1800, and finally the sense of adventure, exploration, etc. ...there was also hundreds of tho…
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Some associations of history enthusiasts are trying to build ships as it was done in the 18th century. The only thing to do to learn how ships were built at this time is to look at the historic records and historical books.its not the only thing you can do, i am currently looking for model boat plan…
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In the book "The spriti Of 76 lives here" Patrica Gamach,there is an excellant section on New England pirates~~Toe
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Protestant Reformist viewed it as a pagan ritual and believed it dishonored God, and made a mockery of their religion. William Bradford, governor of Plymouth Colony ordered all Christmas celebrations ended. And appointed "mince sniffers" to patrol the town seeking out people who baked traditional mi…
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The short answer is 1624. Here's the long answer ... Native Americans inhabited the area long before Europeans arrived. Here's a short article about the Lenape Indians. In 1524, the first European to the area was Giovanni da Verrazzano, an Italian sailing for the French. The French never colonized t…
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REDIRECT [[How_and_why_was_New_York_founded]]
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No, they believed in a representative government.
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Fort Orange was the first (1624 near present day Albany) and New Amsterdam was the second (1626 on the south end of present day Manhattan island). The settlers of Fort Orange were mainly Dutch. New Amsterdam was also comprised of many nationalities. They included Dutch, English, German, Irish, Polis…
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1524: It is believed that Giovanni da Verazzano, hired by Frafdsafnce, sailed into New York bay and reached the Hudson river. 1609: Henry Hudson explored the Hudson river and claimed it as land of the Netherlands. 1626: The Dutch bought Manhattan Island from the Indians. 1664: England captured …
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In 1691, the Duke of York and the English government allowed New York to have a representative government. It has been this way ever since.
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%DETAILS% Answer I've been writing a paper on it for my university writing class at Columbia, and I've found a lot of interesting information about the formation of the Music Under New York program (it started in 1985). As for before 1985, I don't really know. Supposedly they were "prohibited" …
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%DETAILS% Answer Organized fire fighting began in New York in 1648 when the first Fire Ordinance was adopted by the Dutch Settlement of New Amsterdam. When the colonists were organized in 1658, bucket brigades were formed and equipped with 250 leather buckets made by Dutch shoemakers of the col…
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The NYPD was founded in 1928 as the first police aviation unit.
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The Dutch were the first organized European settlers in the Hudson Valley. The settlement of New Amsterdam was located in what is now lower Manhattan, and Peter Minuit, while governing the settlement, famously gave local Indians a little compensation in exchange for what he understood to be everythi…
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Answer Well, there was no real census until 1790, so such discussions are a little vague BUT... Theodore Roosevelt wrote a thorough history of New York that did discuss this question at length: here's a link to it: http://www.bartleby.com/171/8.html
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The State University of New York at Stony Brook has digitized their map collection online and has many colonial New York maps available. They also have a map pathfinder with links to other digital maps of New York. See related links to go to the site.
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%DETAILS% Initially, New York City specifically (which was the largest city among the United States cities) was settled by buisness-men seeking to set up vast farmlands. Subsequently it became largely populated most likely because of it location. For instance, American traders could utilize Brook…
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New Amsterdam was founded for the Dutch West India Company for the sole purpose of profit (through trade).The colony of New Amsterdam was founded by the Dutch West India Company, hoping to find as much profit as the Dutch East India Company did in the spice trade. The only trade item developed by th…
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%FOLLOWUPS% The Dutch wanted to expand their land development and trade in order to compete with England, France, and Spain.   Why? To make money... The Dutch (or Nederlanders, or Walloons, or whatever...) established "New Amsterdam" (as "New York" was originally known) as a trading pos…
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there was actually no religion that the colonial New York had, but when the Europeans came, they brought thier religion "Christian"   Well, to answer your question, there was no religion in the New York colony. Religious toleration was very rapid there. In fact, there was 18 different langu…
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Native Americans, including the Lenape Indians, inhabited the area long before Europeans arrived. In 1524, the first European to the area was Giovanni da Verrazzano, an Italian sailing for the French. The French never colonized the area. English explorer Henry Hudson rediscovered the mouth of the…
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History of the "New York" name: Pre-1624: Lenape Indians- Manna-hata (the "land of many hills) 1624: Dutch- New Amsterdam (which was part of the colony of New Netherland) 1664: British- New York (for the Duke of York, later King James II) 1673: Dutch- New Orange (occupied briefly during the Thir…
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henrey Hudson was looking for the north west passage but instead he found the Hudson river which led up to the founding of New York. Also for money and the resources there.
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Answer not as cold as the new england colony but not as warm as the southern colony but that climate was good enough for the growing seasons. Answer The climate in New York during 1600-1700 was between hot and cold. It was sort of like it is now but just a bit warmer.
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it was named after the duke of york in honor
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New York was exactly what the Dutch West India Company had set into motion when they put New Amsterdam into place, It was a trading center destined to take command of trade on a global platform.
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I think that it would have been unique experience to be a businessman in the 1920s because there were so many different activities going on in the business society. Society was becoming more and wealthier because people were investing in stocks and overall contributing to the economy. As a businessm…
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It was a big part of the roaring twenties betweeb WWI an the great epresseion.
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One "other mark" that comes to mind is Trinity churchyard, where Peter Stuyvesant is buried.
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There were several tribes in that area: Mohawk, Iroquoians, Lenapi (Delaware) - not intended to be all inclusive, these were the major tribes in that area for the time in question. The 5 Nations of the Iroqouis Confederation:MohawkOnondogaSenecaOneidaCayugalater the Tuscaroras werte added (migreted …
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get the text book the American journey {http://wiki.answers.com/Q/Special:Booksources&isbn=0078258758 all rights reseved, Copyright 2002 by the mcgraw-hill companies incorporation send all iqueries to glencoe/Mc graw hi;; 8787 Orion place Columbus Ohio 43240} and then open to page 84 line 21 and rea…
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The Colony of New York was founded in 1664. Answer New Netherland was founded in 1624. The Duke of York took it from the founders and renamed it New York in 1664.
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%REPLIES% New Amsterdam was founded for the Dutch West India Company for the sole purpose of profit(thru trade)   The colony of New Amsterdam was founded by the Dutch West India Company, hoping to find as much profit as the Dutch East India Company did in the spice trade. The only trade it…
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The Dutch were the first people to settle in New York. Although they named it New Amsterdam. There were many different cultures, that included French, German, Scandinavian and African American. They had great religious tolerance. The Dutch traded fur with the Native American tribes. Their relationsh…
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Along with their new found prosperity, colonists in New York dealt with several problems: - Interactions with the Native Americans were not always friendly. Dutch soldiers and even civilians killed many Indian families. - The colony's economy (farmers upstate, business downstate) and political vie…
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Answer: They wanted to practice their religion freely, and they thought they would get rich. The land was free for a very low price, and they could make money working in the shipyards and stuff.
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After New York became a colony, the people began to make it one of the most prosperous colonies in America. But, New York was not just known as a big place for business. The region also contained a land of fertile river valleys, forested hills, tall mountains, and lakes. Pretty much like today, but,…
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The English government of that time was looking for a pretext for a war with the Dutch, partly because English leaders thought they could get rich in such a war, and partly because of old antagonisms. They invaded the Dutch colonial town of New Amsterdam, which had existed since 1625, and renamed it…
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they came from Europian countries such as England, France, Britain, Ireland, Scotland, and possibly Spain
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working on a farm, learning, and playing games.
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MusketsHammersHatchetRopeTraps for animalsKnifes
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Both state and city were named for the 17th century Duke of York, James Stuart, future James II and VII of England and Scotland. The Duke of York refers to the City of York in Yorkshire, Engalnd
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i think it is Anglican
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Answer These were the types of homes colonial New Yorkers lived in: Colonial houses were much differrent then the houses we have today. Houses in early colonial days were not big or fancy. Most houses were made out of brick or charcoal. In winter, a colonial house was so cold if you wrote a lett…
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my guess is that it was a parliementary democracy gonernment. the governer was peter minuit
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i am not exactly sure but i think it was Albany, New York. hope this helped you :)
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Grain was the cash crop of New york.:]
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pumpkin pie and fish and turtles
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Answer mansions the size of earth bungalow style.
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I have found that wherever they settled in the New York Colony, the Dutch Reformed Church mainly dominated.
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The first European to visit New York was Giovanni da Verrazzano in 1524. The Dutch claimed the land in 1609 following Henry Hudson's search for a Northwest Passage and called it New Netherland.
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Some natural resources were water, fish, but mostly wood/lumber because the area is called the Eastern Woodlands,fish, lakes and streams, freshwater wetlands, oceans, wildlife, minerals, forests,fish, granite, marble, food, forests, iron, fur, water and minerals.
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Answer The land was made of blue grass, unlike ours today. It had been different because it was closer to the ice age, and the pigment of the ground and the earths crust was not as it is today. The land nwas hilly, and any dead animal bones were found compressed into mountains because of the pre-…
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The climate was rather warm, but they often received rain and the temperature would range from -20 degrees to 74 degrees.
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waking up at 6:00 for chores like milking cows and collecting eggs
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they fished on the Atlantic ocean.
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The Dutch settled New Amsterdam, which became New York City after the Dutch surrendered the land to the English.
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Captain John Smith: Hailed as a strong leader of the failing Jamestown colony, he as a leader also should share responsibility for the grievous mistreatment of the local Native people Captain Smith embraced the enslavement of Native people, including the practice of, "taking any woman or girl." …
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glacier is a thick sheet of ice Had hilly and rocky soil. The hills mostly consist of granite.
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New York City was founded in 1664.
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Manhattan was bought by Peter Minuet, who was a Hugenot. The Hugenots and Reformed Protestants made up the major religious sect, as it was in the Dutch homeland. Governor Stuyvesant tried to restrict most other religions.
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The Founding of Maryland Maryland was founded by George Calvert, also known as Lord Baltimore, but he died before he could get the charter. So his son Cecilius Calvert was the one who got the charter. It was founded as a place for Catholics to escape persecution in England. It was named in honor…
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Colonial New Jersey had a lot of farms and crops; tobacco crops.
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The founders did want separation of church and state, but not in the way many people think. They did not want the government to be able to create a national church like there had been in England. By "separation of church and state" they did not mean that the Bible should be removed from public life.…
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Stephen Hopkins was born March 7, 1707 in Scituate, Rhode Island. Hopkins had little formal education, although he was an avid reader of Greek, Roman and British history and enjoyed English poetry as well. He was reared to be a farmer, and had inherited his father's estate in Scituate, although he w…
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%DETAILS% Answer Yes, there is religious liberty. That means you have the right to practice or not practice any religion you choose. It means the government may not force you to practice or support a religion or church that you don't want to support. That is what a right is. It is a sphere…
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William Blout, William R. Davie, Alexander Martin, Richard D. Spaight, Hugh Williamson
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Virginia, Massachusuets,
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Although it is true that Mary Dyer, hanged in the Bay Colony,was a Quaker, the dominant religion of R.I. was not Quakerism.( Ann Hutchinson was not a Quaker.) R.I. was the first political state to provide for pure religious freedom for all who did not interfere with others in the practice of their …
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It separated from North Carolina in 1712, but the Carolinas (one colony) was founded in 1663.
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Mainly just Native Americans/Indians lived here, but before the pilgrims there was also a small settlement of Filipinos that settled down in Louisiana around the early 1500's. Where as the pilgrims arrived here around the 1600's. There were also some Norse/Vikings that arrived here in the 1000's, ar…
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The first pilgrims began as a religious group. The Separatists which is what they called themselves, felt that the only way to practice their faith was to separate from the church of England. The passengers who arrived on the first four ships were called new comers. The ships included the Mayflo…
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Olive Branch Petition
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Washington did not wear a wig. Even though wigs were fashionable, Washington kept his own hair, which he wore long and tied back in a queue, or ponytail. He did, however, powder his hair as was the custom of the time. His powdered hair is what you see in the portraits.
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it was horable they could barily survie in there homes and what they eat. new jersey was known for there green fields and vegtables
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Founded by John Mason by establishing a fishing village at present day Rye 1n 1623.
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Since the Colonist didn't like to be taxed by someone who wasn't there, they chose not to pay there taxes. The King of England got mad and sent some soldiers over to America to pay their taxes. One of the soldiersaccidentally shot a colonist and this caused the Boston Massacre. The phrase "No taxati…
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Below is a good link about the founding of North Carolina. North Carolina Colony http://americhttp://wiki.answers.com/Q/What_were_the_reasons_for_founding_North_Carolina&action=editanhistory.about.com/cs/colonialamerica/p/ncarolinacolony.htm
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second continental congress. John Dickinson, more specifically.
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