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minutemen,

in the American Revolution, colonial militiamen or armed citizens who agreed to turn out for service at a minute's notice. The term minutemen is used especially for the men who were enrolled (1774) for such service by the Massachusetts provincial congress. These were "the embattled farmers" who fought against the British at Lexington and Concord.
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Teen engineers and scientists from two high school programs--New England Aquarium Live Blue Ambassadors and FIRST Robotics Gearticks--are solving resource management challenges at Minute Man National Historical Park.
Each year in Lexington and nearby Minute Man National Historical Park, the days around the April holiday are packed with military demonstrations, parades and ceremonies honoring the people and actions that sparked the Revolutionary War.
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Trina, known for hits including Here We Go and One Minute Man is yet to comment on her brother' death.
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Within a minute man of the match Tristan Thomas completed the scoring by deflecting a Cephas Turibamwe effort into the roof of the net.
The new Whispah Linear Slide from LM76 (East Longmeadow, MA) is designed to fully utilize the properties of LM76's Minute Man Linear Bearings--low friction, high load capacity, high speed, shock absorption, self lubrication, zero absorption, and low friction.
Living history is an important part of the mission of Minute Man National Historical Park (NHP) in Concord, Massachusetts, to bring to life the story of April 19, 1775.
Rovers continued to pressure and in the 86th minute man of the match McLaughlin saw a tremendous strike come off the inside of the post before the visitors scored from the spot and added a fifth in injury time.
But at the minute Man City aren't doing that either so there is a downside.
The Vikings would be in the market for a new hooker to enable Steve McCormack to spare 80- minute man Mark Smith.