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  1. By: Josh Minute Men

  2. Formed around 1945 Type of militia that fought against the British Named ‘Minute Men’ because it was said they were ready for battle in a minute’s notice Fought the Battle of Lexington until militia reinforcements arrived Most minute men went to join the full militia Volunteer army The Beginning and End

  3. Wore farmers or work clothes into battle Used fowling pieces or rifles Most of their weapons did not include bayonets like the British Were not trained for battle Most were used to irregular fighting from frontier hunting Equipment and Training

  4. http://www.worldbookonline.com/student/article?id=ar364130&st=minutemenhttp://www.worldbookonline.com/student/article?id=ar364130&st=minutemen http://school.eb.com/all/eb/article-9052903?query=minutemen&ct=null Book Branse, J.L. A Day in the Life as a Colonial Soldier. New York: PowerKids Press,  2002. Print. Web SiteWeb linkEarly America. N.p., n.d. Web. 7 Apr. 2011. <http://www.earlyamerica.com/ earlyamerica/bookmarks/minutemen/>.   Web SiteWeb linkUShistory.org. Independence Hall Association, 4 July 1995. Web. 5 Apr. 2011.      <http://www.ushistory.org/people/minutemen.htm>. Places I used for Information