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Tag Archives: Boston 1775
For most of the nearly three hundred years British Colonists settled in America, there was no standing army to protect it. Instead, towns had garrisons where gunpowder and arms were kept to supply the militia in case of outside aggressors. But what if that aggressor was the king?
In that case, did the supplies belong to the British government, or did they belong to the inhabitants of the town? As you can imagine, Royal Governors and American Patriots disagreed on this point.
Read about the April 19th, 1775 Powder Alarm in Concord in the latest pages of The Dreamer, a history comic about the American Revolution. Continue reading
New Page #31! Wake up, sleeping beauty! April 19th, 1775 is one of the most significant dates in American history. Though Independence wouldn’t be declared for over a year, on this day the first shots were fired on the Lexington … Continue reading
New Page #12! Fun Fact: Sam Adams’s words on this page are taken from the actual speech he gave that day, under the Liberty Tree! VOTE to preview Friday’s page and get a sneak peek at another of Alan’s brothers! *Click … Continue reading
Well, it’s been one heck of a year for The Dreamer. So let’s take a look back on 2011! January started off as it usually does for me–emotional and fulfilling as the Comic Creators for Freedom kicked off its annual … Continue reading