American Revolution

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READING THROUGH HISTORY: 24 VIDEO CLIPS ON THE REVOLUTION

Guerilla Warfare in the South

 

THE WAR IN THE SOUTH

 

 

Start at 4:45 after highlighting problems in Morristown.

 

 

GEORGE Washington’s PAPERS

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Note: Page 79 establishing winter quarters at Middle Brook (Somerville, NJ)

for a second time.
DANIEL BOONE

 

REVOLUTIONARY WAR TIMELINE 1778- 1788

 1778

Feb. 6: The United States and France sign the French Alliance
March 7: British General William Howe replaced by Henry Clinton
May 20: Battle of Barren Hill, Pennsylvania. Lafayette with 500 men and about 50 Oneida Indians successfully evade British onslaught
June 18: British abandon Philadelphia and return to New York
June 19: Washington’s army leaves Valley Forge
June 28: The Battle of Monmouth Court House ends in a draw
July 4: George Rogers Clark captures Kaskaskia, a French village south of St. Louis
Aug. 8: French and American forces besiege Newport, RI  (THIS IS WHERE WE STOPPED WITH LAST QUIZ)
Dec. 29: The redcoats occupy Savannah

1779

Feb. 3: Maj. Gen. Moultrie defeats British detachment at Port Royal Island, SC
Feb. 14: Patriots Andrew Pickens and Elijah Clarke beat Loyalists at Kettle Creek, GA
Feb. 23-24: American George Rogers Clark captures Vincennes (in what is now Indiana) on the Wabash in the Western campaign
March 3: British Lt. Col. Jacques Marcus Prevost defeats Americans under Gen. John Ashe at Brier Creek, GA
May 11-13: Maj. General Augustin Prévost (brother of Jacques, see above) breaks his siege when American forces under Maj. Gen. Lincoln approaches
June 20: Stono River, SC, Maj. Gen. Lincoln inflicts extensive British casualties in indecisive battle
June 21: Spain declares war on Great Britain July 8: Fairfield, CT, burned by British July 11: Norwalk, CT, burned by British July 15-16: American “Mad” Anthony Wayne captures Stony Point, NY
Aug. 19: “Light Horse” Harry Lee attacks Paulus Hook, NJ
Aug. 29: Newtown, NY, after two massacres, American forces burn Indian villages
Sept. 23: John Paul Jones, aboard the Bonhomme Richard, captures British man-of-war Serapis near English coast Sept. 28: The Tappan Massacre (“No Flint” Grey kills 30 Americans by bayonet)
Oct. 9American attempt to recapture Savannah, GA fails
Nov.-June 23, 1780Washington’s 2nd winter at Morristown, NJ (the harshest winter of the 18th century)

1780

May 12: British capture Charleston, SC
May 29: British crush Americans at Waxhaw Creek, SC
June 20: Patriots rout Tories at Ramseur’s Mill, NC
July 11: French troops arrive at Newport, RI, to aid the American cause
Aug. 6: Patriots defeat Tories at Hanging Rock, SC
Aug. 16: British rout Americans at Camden, SC
Sept. 23: John André arrested, leading to the exposure of Benedict Arnold’s plans to cede West Point to the British
Oct. 7: King’s Mountain, SC: battle lasts 65 minutes. American troops led by Isaac Shelby and John Sevier defeat Maj. Patrick Ferguson and one-third of General Cornwallis’s army
Oct. 14: Washington names Nathanael Greene commander of the Southern Army

1781

Jan. 1: Mutiny of unpaid Pennsylvania soldiers
Jan. 17: Patriot Morgan overwhelmingly defeats British Col. Tarleton at Cowpens, SC
Feb. 1: The Battle of Cowan’s Ford, Huntersville, NC
March 2: Articles of Confederation adopted
March 15: British win costly victory at Guilford Courthouse, NC
April 25: Greene defeated at Hobkirk’s Hill, SC
May 15: British Major Andrew Maxwell cedes Fort Granby, SC to patriot Lieutenant Colonel Henry Lee
June 6: Americans recapture Augusta, GA
June 18: British hold off Americans at Ninety Six, SC
July 6: “Mad” Anthony Wayne repulsed at Green Springs Farm, VA
Sept. 8: Greene defeated at Eutaw Springs, SC
Sept. 15: French fleet drives British naval force from Chesapeake Bay
Oct. 19: Cornwallis surrounded on land and sea by Americans and French and surrenders at Yorktown, VA

1782

March 20: Lord North resigns as British prime minister
July 11: British evacuate Savannah, GA
Nov. 30: British and Americans sign preliminary Articles of Peace
Dec. 14: British leave Charleston, SC
Dec 27: Last Battle of the war takes place at Cedar Bridge Tavern, Barnegat, NJ between NJ militia and Pinelands Bandit CPT. John Bacon

1783

April 19: Congress ratifies preliminary peace treaty
Sept. 3: The United States and Great Britain sign the Treaty of Paris
Nov. 25: British troops leave New York City
Dec. 23: Washington resigns as Commander

1787

Sept. 17: U.S. Constitution signed

1788

June 21: U.S. Constitution adopted, when New Hampshire ratifies it

Crash Course: The TAXES oh the TAXES

First Continental Congress// Lexington and Concord

Benedict Arnold’s Treachery

Legends and Lies: Episode #5: Thomas Jefferson

Chasing the Swamp Fox: Francis Marion