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You are no fool, after all. you recognize that the yank Revolution began while these men in Boston threw a few tea off a ship. Or was once it while Paul Revere made his well-known journey? let's accept it: by way of realizing approximately our nation's fight for independence, our grade-school thoughts are approximately as reliable as Benedict Arnold.
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