Today in history - Sept. 21, 1774 - the first Minutemen companies were established in Massachusetts. Under the new plan for the militia, recommended by the recently-passed Suffolk Resolves, all current militia officers were forced to resign. The colonists assumed the current...See more

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If you think things just got bad with THIS administration, you've been turning a blind eye to attacks on the constitution for far too long.

After John Dickinson urged them to take action in response to the Townshend Acts of 1767, James Otis, Jr. and Samuel Adams drafted the Massachusetts Circular Letter, which was sent to the other colonies – and London – on Feb 11, 1768. What transpired before, during and after is a little-known – but incredibly important – part of the march towards independence. https://blog.tenthamendmentcenter.com/2021/02/otis-adams-dickinson-the-massachusetts-circular-letter/

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If you think things just got bad with THIS administration, you've been turning a blind eye to attacks on the constitution for far too long.

After John Dickinson urged them to take action in response to the Townshend Acts of 1767, James Otis, Jr. and Samuel Adams drafted the Massachusetts Circular Letter, which was sent to the other colonies – and London – on Feb 11, 1768. What transpired before, during and after is a little-known – but incredibly important – part of the march towards independence. https://blog.tenthamendmentcenter.com/2021/02/otis-adams-dickinson-the-massachusetts-circular-letter/