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from January 1st to June 30th

THE BILL OF RIGHTS

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Betsy Ross is born, Jan 1, 1752
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Americans win the Battle of Assunpink Creek, Jan 2, 1777
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American victory at the Battle of Princeton, Jan 3, 1777
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Samuel Nicholas leads the first US Marines mission, Jan. 4, 1776
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Benedict Arnold captures and destroys Richmond, Virginia, Jan 5, 1781
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John Gray, last living veteran of the American Revolution, is born, Virginia, Jan 6, 1764
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The first Electoral College is chosen, Jan 7, 1789
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General John Burgoyne’s play The Blockade of Boston is interrupted, Jan 8, 1776
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James Armistead, America’s slave spy gets his freedom, Jan 9, 1787
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John Paul Jones takes command of the Bonhomme Richard, Jan 10, 1779
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Alexander Hamilton is born, Jan 11, 1755
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General Hugh Mercer dies, Jan 12, 1777
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Newburgh Conspiracy brings its demands to Philadelphia, Jan 13, 1783
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Treaty of Paris brings the American Revolution to a close, Jan 14, 1784
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General William Alexander, Lord Stirling, dies, Jan 15, 1783
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Peter Francisco, the ‘Virginia Giant’, dies, Jan 16, 1831
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General Daniel Morgan wins the Battle of Cow-pens, Jan. 17, 1781
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James Wright, Royal Governor of Georgia is arrested, Jan 18, 1776
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First Blood of the American Revolution shed at the Battle of Golden Hill, Jan. 19, 1770
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The Pompton Mutiny Begins, January 20, 1781
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Colonel Ethan Allen is born, January 21, 1738
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Mary Ludwig Hays McCauley, aka ‘Molly Pitcher’, dies January 22, 1832
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Major General John Sullivan dies, January 23, 1795
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Light-Horse Harry Lee and Francis Marion attack Georgetown, January 24, 1781
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Elizabethtown (now Elizabeth) was a hotbed of patriot activity, Jan. 25, 1780
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Georgia patriots make a stand at Burke County Jail, Jan. 26, 1779
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James McHenry becomes Washington’s Secretary of War, Jan. 27, 1796
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Fort Nashborough, now called Nashville, is founded, Jan. 28, 1779
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Secretary of State Timothy Pickering dies, Jan, 29, 1829
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Revolutionary War General John Glover dies, Jan. 30, 1797
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Gouverneur Morris, Penman of the US Constitution, is born, Jan. 31, 1752
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North Carolina militia fight at the Battle of Cowan’s Ford, Feb. 1, 1781
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Elizabeth Maxwell Steele gives her coins to General Nathanael Greene, Feb. 2, 1781
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General William Moultrie wins the Battle of Beaufort, February 3, 1779
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King George III declares a permanent ceasefire to the American Revolution, Feb. 4, 1783
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Brigadier General Moses Hazen dies, February 5, 1803
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Anna Maria Lane receives a Revolutionary War veterans pension, Feb. 6, 1808
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The Great Siege of Gibraltar is lifted, February 7, 1783
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Daniel Boone is captured by a British-Shawnee war party, Feb. 8, 1778
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General Lachlan McIntosh is exchanged for General Charles O’Hara, Feb. 9, 1782
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Pennsylvania General John Cadwalader dies, Feb. 10, 1786
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Colonel John Laurens sets sail for France on the USS Alliance, February 11, 1781
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Revolutionary War hero Thaddeus Kosciuszko is born, Feb. 12, 1746
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General George Rogers Clark, ‘Conqueror of the Old Northwest’, dies, Feb. 13, 1818
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The Battle of Kettle Creek is won, Feb. 14, 1779
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Abraham Clark is born, Signer of the Declaration of Independence, Feb, 15, 1726
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South Carolina patriot Christopher Gadsden is born, Feb. 16, 1724
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The House of Commons passes the Stamp Act, Feb. 17, 1765
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George Coryell, George Washington’s last living pallbearer dies, Feb. 18, 1850
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Aaron Burr is arrested for treason, Feb. 19, 1807
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Colonel William Prescott is born, Feb. 20, 1726 {leader at ‘Binker Hill’}
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Confederation Congress approves a new Constitutional Convention, Feb. 21, 1787
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Christopher Seider, 11 years old, first casualty of the American Revolution, Feb. 22, 1770
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Baron von Steuben arrives at Valley Forge, Feb, 23, 1778
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Pyle’s Massacre takes place in North Carolina, Feb. 24, 1781
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Charles Cotesworth Pinckney is born, Feb. 25, 1746
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Sybil Ludington, the female Paul Revere, dies, Feb. 26, 1839
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The Battle of Moore’s Creek Bridge, Feb. 27, 1776
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Colonel William Washington is born, Feb. 28, 1752
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Pennsylvania begins a gradual abolition of slavery, March 1, 1780
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The Battle of the Rice Boats begins, March 2, 1776
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Patriots lose the Battle of Brier Creek, March 3, 1779
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George Washington takes Dorchester Heights, March 4, 1776
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The Boston Massacre leaves five dead civilians, March 5, 1770
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Casimir Pulaski is born, March 6, 1745
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Black Revolutionary War hero Agrippa Hull is born, March 7, 1759
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96 Christian Indians killed at the Gnadenhutten Massacre, March 8, 1782
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The Siege of Pensacola begins, March 9, 1781
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Last naval battle of the American Revolution, March 10, 1783
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The Commander-in-Chief’s Guard is formed, March 11, 1776
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British invasion fleet arrives off Cape Fear, North Carolina, March 12, 1776
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The Battle of Fort Charlotte ends, March 13, 1780
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John Barry commissioned by the Continental Navy, March 14, 1776
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The Battle of Guilford Courthouse is the beginning of the end, March 15, 1781
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James Madison is born, March 16, 1751
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The British Army abandons Boston, March 17, 1776
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The Battle of Quinton’s Bridge, March 18, 1778
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Thomas McKean is born, March 19, 1734
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The Anti-American British government falls, March 20, 1782
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Marquis de Lafayette lays cornerstone for Nathanael Greene Memorial, March 21, 1825
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Captain James Estill killed at the Battle of Little Mountain, March 22, 1782
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Patrick Henry gives his ‘Give Me Liberty or Give Me Death’ speech, March 23, 1775
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The Toms River Blockhouse Fight, March 24, 1782
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The Americans win the Battle of Saint-Pierre, March 25, 1776
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South Carolina becomes an independent state, March 26, 1776
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Captain Abraham Whipple runs the USS Columbus aground, March 27, 1778
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Benjamin Franklin writes about his studies in electricity, March 28, 1747
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The Siege of Charleston begins, March 29, 1780
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The New England Restraining Act is made law, March 30, 1775
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Eleanor Parke Custis Lewis is born, March 31, 1779
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Frederick Muhlenberg elected first Speaker of the House, April 1, 1789
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Congress creates the first United States Mint, April 2, 1792
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Congress authorizes privateers to capture British ships, April 3, 1776
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Dr. John Warren, Continental Army surgeon dies, April 4, 1818
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Benjamin Franklin publishes ‘An Open Letter to Lord North’ April 5, 1774
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Patriot rider William Dawes is born, April 6, 1745
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Continental Navy loses the Battle of Block Island, April 6, 1776
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Jewish financier Haym Solomon is born, April 7, 1740
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Captain Joshua Barney wins the Battle of Delaware Bay, April 8, 1782
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The Battle of the Saintes begins, April 9, 1782
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General Horatio Gates dies, April 10, 1806
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Congress declares a permanent ceasefire, April 11, 1783
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North Carolina is the first state to call for independence, April 12, 1776
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Thomas Jefferson is born, April 13, 1743
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George Washington learns he has been elected the first President, April 14, 1789
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Artist Charles Willson Peale is born, April 15, 1741
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General, Sir Henry Clinton is born, April 16, 1730
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Benjamin Franklin dies, April 17, 1790
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Paul Revere makes his famous midnight ride, April 18, 1775
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The American Revolution begins, April 19, 1775
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Tensions in Virginia lead to the Gunpowder Incident, April 20, 1775
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George Washington welcomed by the citizens of Trenton, April 21, 1789
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Nathan Hale decides to join the American Revolution, April 22, 1775
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John Paul Jones attacks Whitehaven, England, April 23, 1778
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Declaration of Independence signer Benjamin Harrison dies, April 24, 1791
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General Greene loses the Battle of Hobkirk’s Hill, April 25, 1781
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British forces raid Danbury, Connecticut, April 26, 1777
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The House of Commons passes the Tea Act, April 27, 1773
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President James Monroe is born, April 28, 1758
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Deborah Sampson dies, April 29, 1827
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George Washington inaugurated first President of the United States, April 30, 1789
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Brigadier General John Lacey loses the Battle of Crooked Billet, May 1, 1778
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Founding Father Nicholas Gilman dies, May 2, 1814
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Loyalist publisher Margaret Green Draper is born, May 3, 1727
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Rhode Island is the first state to declare independence, May 4, 1776
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Ben Franklin returns from Great Britain, May 5, 1775
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Seth Warner of the Green Mountain Boys is born, May 6, 1743
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John Hancock writes of his arrival in New York City, May 7, 1775
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AMERICAN General John Stark dies, May 8, 1822
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American General Benjamin Lincoln dies, May 9, 1810
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Paul Revere dies, May 10, 1818
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General Thomas Sumter captures Orangeburg, May 11, 1781
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Seth Warner captures Fort Crown Point, May 12, 1775
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Captain Abraham Lincoln is born, May 13, 1744
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Jamestown settlement is founded, May 14, 1607
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Virginia votes to declare independence, May 15, 1776
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The Battle of Alamance brings the War of the Regulation to a close, May 16, 1771
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The Battle of Thomas Creek ends the Second Florida Expedition, May 17, 1777
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The Mischianza is thrown for British General Sir William Howe, May 18, 1778
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Georgia Declaration of Independence signer Button Gwinnett dies, May 19, 1777
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Parliament shuts down self-rule in Massachusetts, May 20, 1774
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Washington and Rochambeau meet in Connecticut, May 21, 1781
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The Siege of Ninety-Six begins, May 22, 1781
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Patriots win the Battle of Sag Harbor, May 23, 1777
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John Hancock elected President of the Continental Congress, May 24, 1775
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The Crawford Expedition begins, May 25, 1782
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The Battle of Saint Louis is won, May 26, 1780
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The Burrowes Mansion is raided, May 27, 1778
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George Washington starts the French and Indian War, May 28, 1754
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Banastre Tarleton wins the Battle of the Waxhaws, May 29, 1780
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Iroquois Indians win the Battle of Cobleskill, May 30, 1778
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The Mecklenberg Resolves are adopted, May 31, 1775
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The Boston Port Act takes effect, June 1, 1774
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Martha Washington is born, June 2, 1731
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JacK Jouett becomes the Paul Revere of the South, June 3, 1781
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King George III is born, June 4, 1738
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The second Siege of Augusta comes to an end, June 5, 1781
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American Revolution artist John Trumbull is born, June 6, 1756
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British turned back at the Battle of Connecticut Farms, June 7, 1780
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James Madison proposes the Bill of Rights, June 8, 1789
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The Gaspee Incident occurs, June 9, 1772
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John Hancock’s ship Liberty is confiscated, June 10, 1768
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Doctor Joseph Warren is born, June 11, 1741
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The Battle of Machias is the first naval battle of the Revolution, June 12, 1775
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The 1st Rhode Island Regiment is disbanded, June 13, 1783
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First American Flag is officially adopted, June 14, 1777
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George Washington appointed head of the Continental Army, June 15, 1775
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Mary Katherine Goddard is born, June 16, 1738
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Patriots lose the Battle of Bunker Hill, June 17, 1775
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The Americans retake Philadelphia, June 18, 1778
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The Continental Army leaves Valley Forge, June 19, 1778
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The Great Seal of the United States is adopted, June 20, 1782
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New Hampshire ratifies the US Constitution, June 21, 1788
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Nathanael Greene becomes a general in the Continental Army, June 22, 1775
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Patriots win the Battle of Springfield, June 23, 1780
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Congress resolves to imprison Governor William Franklin, June 24, 1776
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French forces attempt to break the Siege of Cuddalore, June 25, 1783
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Declaration of Independence signer Caesar Rodney dies, June 26, 1784
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Congress leave York, Pennsylvania for Philadelphia, June 27, 1778
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The Battle of Monmouth, June 28, 1778
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Virginia’s Constitution, 1st in the Colonies, 1st in the World, Approved June 29, 1776
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The Nancy explodes at the Battle of Turtle Gut Inlet, June 29, 1776
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Congress reconvenes in Princeton, New Jersey, June 30, 1783
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The DAR (Daughters of the American Revolution) , in

1906, wrote  the pledge to read as follows:

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I pledge allegiance to my flag, and the

Republic for which it stands.

I pledge my head and my heart to God and my country.

One country, one language and one flag.

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