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The minute men were men who got dressed very fast. That is why they were called that. it literally came from the fact that they were known to be ready for battle at a minutes notice.

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They were ready to fight at a minutes notice!

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They could be ready in a minute's notice.

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Charlie from minute men What is hes real name?

luke benward

What were the minute men?

Minute Men was on the U.S. side.

What do minute men do?

Minute men are militia men who were able to ready their arms in minutes.

Was minute men on the british or US side?

Minute men was on the U.S. side.

What were Massachuetts militia men that were said to be ready on a minute notice called?

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Who plays charlie in minute men?

Luke Benward plays Charlie Tuttle in Minute Men.

What was another name for colonial militia men?

State Defence Forces, State Defence Corps, State Military Reserve

Did the shots heard around the world kill minute men?

No. The Minute Men did not organize until after Lexington and Concord.

What does minutemen mean in American revolution?

The Minute Men were called Minute Men because they could be ready in a minute to fight. Source: I live is Boston, I know this stuff.

What is another name for the name Minutemen?

American militia. The minute men were American militia that would be ready to fight on a minutes notice during the American Revolution.

Why are minute men important?

because they were the soldiers of the American revolution (on the colonists side) . they basicly consisted of a farmer and a weapon. They were called minute men because it was said that they would be ready to fight in a minute

Who were the first minute men that fought and British regulars?

The "minute men " were a special units within the general militia. They were more like our rangers or seals of today. The first minute men unit to engage the British was in Concord. We have done a disservice to these brave men by not recognizing them as a special unit in the revolution. Usually the term "minute man" is used to refer to the entire militia and that is not what they were.