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After 1763, although the British claimed a large portion of North America, the Proclamation Line of 1763 prohibited American colonists from moving into Native territories west of the Appalachian mountains. The British colonists, who had fought alongside the British in the war, were not happy with this limitation.

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'Battle of Bunker Hill' by American artist, Edward "Percy" Moran (1862-1935), known for his scenes of American history. This significant battle took place on 17 June 1775, mostly on & around Breed's Hill, during the Siege of Boston early in the American Revolutionary War. The battle is named after the adjacent Bunker Hill.

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I love this painting of George Washington http://pinterest.com/pin/24066179230806784 in prayer at Valley Forge during the American Revolutionary War. What a good example of an honorable leader who recognized his need to rely on a power greater than himself in the performance of his duty and defending the noble cause of liberty. "In God we trust."

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