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History has a nasty way of repeating itself, particularly when rulers forget their country’s history.Take, for example, a little-known event that happened just down the road, south of Burlington, N.C. — May 1771, the Battle of Alamance.
Then-Gov. Tryon thought the king’s tax rates much too low and raised them to outrageous levels that the poor common man couldn’t possibly hope to meet.
Land was seized, and people were thrown off their land when they couldn’t pay the taxes.
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