Thomas Gage by Emilym

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Thomas Gage was in the 55th regiment and became lieutenant colonel. He went to England in 1773. His actions received sever criticism in England. He was English general Thomas Gage and governor of Massachusetts . He purchased a majority and tried to keep smugglers and other scofflaws from flouting parliaments authority.Following the battle of Bunker Hill June 17th 1775, he was recalled to England and blamed for allowing the American Colonies to rebel.Gage's mission soon shifted from protecting American colonists to controlling them.One of Thomas Gage's quotes are"The batteries went low.He simply wasn't able to make effective use of it". He failed to stem the tide of rebellions military governor of Massachusetts 1774-75 as the out break of American revolution.Thanks for letting me tell you about my colonial American.