Revolutionary War

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    Marquis de Lafayette

    During Lafayette's time in France, he played an extremely crucial role in securing 6,000 French troops for the American cause.
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    Lexington

    The Battles of Lexington and Concord, fought on April 19, 1775, kicked off the American Revolutionary War.
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    Bunker Hill

    The Battle of Bunker Hill was fought on June 17, 1775, during the Siege of Boston in the early stages of the American Revolutionary War.
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    New York

    New York played a pivotal role in throughout the American Revolution, particularly early on. It's central position in the American Colonies and its port made it vital to commerce and a key strategic point.
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    Trenton

    The Battle of Trenton was a small but pivotal battle during the American Revolutionary War, which took place on the morning of December 26, 1776, in Trenton, New Jersey.
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    Philadelphia

    The Philadelphia campaign (1777–1778) was a British initiative in the American Revolutionary War to gain control of Philadelphia, which was then the seat of the Second Continental Congress.
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    Saratoga

    The Battle of Saratoga occurred in September and October, 1777, during the second year of the American Revolution. It included two crucial battles, fought eighteen days apart, and was a decisive victory for the Continental Army and a crucial turning point in the Revolutionary War.
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    Valley Forge

    Valley Forge is the location of the 1777-1778 winter encampment of the Continental Army under General George Washington.
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    Yorktown

    The surrender at Yorktown, or the German Battle, ending on October 19, 1781, at Yorktown, Virginia, was a decisive victory by a combined force of American Continental Army troops led by General George Washington and French Army troops led by the Comte de.
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    Treaty of Paris

    The Treaty of Paris was signed by U.S. and British Representatives on September 3, 1783, ending the War of the American Revolution. Based on a 1782 preliminary treaty, the agreement recognized U.S. independence and granted the U.S. significant western territory.