Why Did The Patriots Rebellion Fail

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This proclamation was an attempt to quail radical patriots who were rebelling against the British government. Although the author of this proclamations intent was to emancipate slaves as long as they served under the authority of the crown, the effect had almost backfired on the royal British governor, John Murray. The reasoning for this emancipation wasn’t in any humanitarian attempt either, however, it was only because the British governor had seen an opportunity to gain an edge on the rebel issue in the colonies. Lord
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