After King George the 3rd became king, he appointed prime ministers to Parliament who were determined to tax the colonies and violate established English liberties in the process.
I cant believe king George is setting prime ministers out to tax us
Yah my friends were telling me about that, that's bad
Before the French captured Fort Duquesne, Governor Dinwiddie sent Colonel Washington with band of Virginia Rangers to man the fort. They arrived to late to save it, but in a daring night raid they surprised a group of French soldiers in the woods outside the captured fort.
I got to the game late but I am pitching amazingly
The speed of his pitch surprised me
Now that we are graduated what are you gonna do
A man named Lemuel Haynes, was studying for the ministry when the Battle of Lexington and the coming War for Independence made him a patriot soldier.
We are fighting a war over here
I am gonna be a minister
Maybe I will be a shoulder instead
On June 7, 1776, Richard Henry Lee presented a momentous resolution to the continental congress: Resolved, That the United Colonies are, and of right ought to be, free and independent States; that they are absolved from all allegiance to the British Crown; and that all political connection between the them and the States of Great Britain is, and ought to be, totally dissolved.
I think I should be able to be independent
Working out helps keep my brain moving so my poetry is great.
Phillis Wheatley was effected by the great awakening greatly. She is the first black women poet in America.
During the British siege on New York City, Nathan Hale, a young schoolteacher, attempted to get information to Washington about General Howe's troops. Disguising as a Dutch schoolteacher, Hale had almost made it safely across British lines when he was captured. At his execution by hanging on September 22, 1776, Hale told the British, "I only regret that I have but one life to lose for my country."
Do have any last words
Only that I regret only having life to lose for my country