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Battle of Bunker Hill

Overview page. Subjects: History — Warfare and Defence.

(17 June 1775)

A battle in the American War of Independence ending in a British victory. Thomas Gage, the British commander besieged in Boston, sent 2400 troops (redcoats) to take...

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Heroes and Paupers

Margot Minardi.

in Making Slavery History

September 2010; p ublished online January 2011 .

Chapter. Subjects: History of the Americas. 12172 words.

With a focus on early representations of the Boston Massacre and the Battle of Bunker Hill, this chapter argues that the individuals publicly honored as heroes of the Revolutionary War in...

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