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from July 1st to December 31th

THE BILL OF RIGHTS

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A Cherokee war campaign against the southern colonies begins, July 1, 1776
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The real Declaration of Independence is made, July 2, 1776
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The Wyoming Massacre takes place, July 3, 1778
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The Declaration of Independence is adopted, July 4, 1776
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Congress makes its first land acquisition, July 5, 1776
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Margaret Cochran Corbin, 1st woman to receive a military pension, July 6, 1779
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The Quasi-War with France begins, July 7, 1798
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George Washington makes his headquarters at West Point, July 8, 1779
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Declaration of Independence is read to the troops in New York City,  July 9, 1776
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George Washington picnics at Great Falls, July 10, 1778
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The British evacuate Savannah, Georgia, July 11, 1782
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Admiral Howe’s fleet arrives at Staten Island, July 12, 1776
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Captain John Parker is born, July 13, 1729
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Howe brothers attempt to negotiate with George Washington, July 14, 1776
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The Battle of Stony Point begins, July 15, 1779
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Maryland has its largest battle of the Revolution, July 16, 1776
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The Battle of Quinby Bridge and Shubrick’s Plantation, July 17, 1781
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Captain John Paul Jones dies, July 18, 1792
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Brigadier General Jacob Bayley is born, July 19, 1726
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Patriots destroy the Boston Lighthouse, July 20, 1775
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General Wayne loses the Battle of Bull’s Ferry, July 21, 1780
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Minutemen defeated at the Battle of Minisink, July 22, 1779
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Roger Sherman dies, July 23, 1793
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Charles Thomson resigns as Secretary of Congress, July 24, 1789
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General Henry Knox is born, July 25, 1750
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Ben Franklin becomes the first Postmaster General, July 26, 1774
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The Battle of Ushant, July 27, 1778
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The Battle of Fort Freeland, July 28, 1779
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Loyalists win the Battle of the House in the Horseshoe, July 29, 1781
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George Clinton becomes 1st governor of New York, July 30, 1777
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Rachel Fletcher confirms the Betsy Ross Flag story, July 31, 1871
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Whiskey rebels gather to march on Pittsburgh, August 1, 1794
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Pierre Charles L’Enfant is born, August 2, 1754
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Benedict Arnold given command of West Point, August 3, 1780
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Bird’s Expedition against Kentucky comes to an end, August 4, 1780
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The Battle of Dogger Bank, August 5, 1781
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New Yorkers fight at the Battle of Oriskany, August 6, 1777
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George Washington creates the Purple Heart award, August 7, 1782
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Patriots win the Battle of Gloucester, August 8, 1775
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The Action of 9 August 1780 takes place
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Georgia patriots meet at Tondee’s Tavern, Aug. 10, 1774
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Sir Frederick Haldimand is born, August 11, 1718
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Andrew Pickens wins the Ring Fight, August 12, 1776
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The Second Battle of Machias, August 13, 1777
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The Bermuda Gunpowder Plot, Aug. 14, 1775
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The Siege of Bryan’s Station begins, Aug. 15, 1782
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The Battle of Camden, S.C. – Aug. 16, 1780
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NeW.port Jewish congregation addresses George Washington, Aug. 17, 1790
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Thomas Sumter is routed at the Battle of Fishing Creek, August 18, 1780
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Major Henry Lee wins the Battle of Paulus Hook, August 19, 1779
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The Battle of Fallen Timbers, August 20, 1794
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The Battle of Staten Island, August 21, 1777
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Banastre Tarleton is born, August 21, 1754
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George Washington moves into Rockingham House, August 23, 1783
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Colonel Lochry’s Defeat, in Detroit by the Mohawk Indians, Aug. 24, 1781
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The Philadelphia Campaign begins, August 25, 1777
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A Boston mob destroys the home of Thomas Hutchinson, August 26, 1765
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George Washington loses the Battle of Long Island, August 27, 1776
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The American invasion of Quebec begins, August 28, 1775
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The Battle of Rhode Island is lost, August 29, 1778
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French fleet arrives at the Chesapeake Bay, August 30, 1781
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General Arthur St. Clair dies, August 31, 1818
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Major Samuel McCulloch and horse Jumps 300 foot cliff from attacking Indians, Sept. 1, 1777
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The Independence Hurricane hits the American Colonies, September 2, 1775
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The Battle of Cooch’s Bridge, Sept. 3, 1777, First Battle the American Flag is Flown
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Swamp Fox, Lt. Colonel Francis Marion, wins the Battle of Blue Savannah, S.C., Sept. 4, 1780
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The Continental Congress meets for the first time, in response to Parliament’s Coercive Acts, Sept. 5, 1774
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THE WORCESTER REVOLT, SEPT. 6, 1774, MASSACHUSETTS, THE TRUE START OF THE AMERICAN REVOLUTION
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The American Turtle attacks the HMS Eagle, Sept. 7,1776, First naval attack ever made in a Submarine.
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Brigadier General Enoch Poor dies, September 8, 1780
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New Jersey patriot William Paterson dies, September 9, 1806
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Captain Nicholas Biddle is born, September 10, 1750
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American loss at the Battle of Brandywine, September 11, 1777
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Congress authorizes the first printing of the Bible, Sept. 12, 1782, 10000 copies of the Bible
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Brigadier General Andrew Pickens is born, September 13, 1739
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Mercy Otis Warren is born, September 14, 1728
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The British landing at Kip’s Bay, September 15, 1776
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Samuel Adams is born, Sept. 16, 1722, ‘ The Firebrand of the American Revolution’
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US Constitution is adopted, September 17, 1787
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John Langdon, Revolutionary Leader from N.H. dies, Sept. 18,  1819
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The Battle of Freeman’s Farm, Sept. 19, 1777, first of the Battles of Saratoga
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The Battle of Paoli, September 20, 1777
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The Great Fire of New York of 1776, Sept. 21
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Revolutionary Hero, Nathan Hale is hanged, Sept. 22, 1776
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Benedict Arnold’s treason is discovered, Sept. 23, 1780
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Chief Justice John Marshall is born, Sept. 24, 1755
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Ethan Allen is captured, Sept. 25, 1775
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The Battle of Charlotte, NC, Sept. 26, 1780
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Baylor’s Massacre of Virginia militiamen, Sept. 27, 1778
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The Siege of Yorktown begins, September 28, 1781
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British spy, Major John Andre, is sentenced to death, Sept. 29, 1780
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The Battle of Edgar’s Lane, Sept. 30, 1778
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John Peter Gabriel Muhlenberg is born, Oct. 1, 1746
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Benedict Arnold passes Norridgewock Falls, Oct. 2, 1775
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George Washington’s Thanksgiving Proclamation, October 3, 1789
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The Battle of Germantown, Oct. 4, 1777
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Congress informed of Dr. Benjamin Church’s treason, Oct. 5, 1775
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The Battle of Forts Montgomery and Clinton, Oct. 6, 1777
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The Battle of Kings Mountain, Oct. 7, 1780
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William Butler raids Onaquaga and Unadilla, Oct. 8, 1778
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The Bombardment of Yorktown begins, Oct. 9, 1781
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General William Howe replaces Lt. General Thomas Gage, October 10, 1775
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The Battle of Valcour Island begins, Oct. 11, 1776
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British troops sail up the East River, Oct. 12, 1776
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George Washington lays the cornerstone of the White House, October 13, 1792
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The Battle of Shallow Ford, Oct. 14, 1780
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The Affair at Little Egg Harbor, Oct. 15, 1778
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The Royalton Raid, Oct. 16, 1780
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The Americans win the Battles of Saratoga, Oct. 17, 1777
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The Burning of Falmouth, Massachusetts, Oct.. 18, 1775
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Cornwallis surrenders at Yorktown, Oct 19th, 1781
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Robert Howe promoted to Major General, Oct. 20, 1777
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The USS Constitution is Launched, Oct. 21, 1797
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Esther de Berdt Reed is born, Oct. 22, 1746
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British fleet defeated on the Delaware River, Oct. 23, 1777
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New Jersey patriot Elias Boudinot dies, Oct. 24, 1821
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John and Abigail Adams are married, Oct. 25, 1764
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Benjamin Franklin sets sail for France, Oct. 26, 1776
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First of the Federalist Papers is published, Oct. 27, 1787
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British proclamation forbids residents from leaving Boston, Oct. 28, 1775
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John Hancock marries Dorothy Quincy, October 28, 1775
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Congress authorizes Yorktown Combined USA-FRENCH Victory Monument, Oct. 29, 1781
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Martha Wayles Skelton is born, October 30, 1748
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Naval committee established by Congress, Oct. 30, 1775
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New York merchants sign non-importation agreement, Oct. 31, 1765
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Stamp Act officially takes effect, Nov. 1, 1765
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George Washington issues Farewell Orders to the Continental Army, Nov. 2, 1783
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Vermont ratifies the Bill of Rights, Nov. 3, 1791
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Admiral D’Estaing leaves for the West Indies, Nov. 4, 1778
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De La Balme’s Defeat, Nov. 5, 1780
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John Carroll appointed first Catholic bishop in US, Nov. 6, 1789
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Dunmore’s Proclamation – British Attempt at Emancipation, Nov. 7, 1775
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Fire destroys Revolutionary War records in War Department,, Nov. 8, 1800
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General Thomas Sumter wins the Battle of Fishdam Ford, Nov. 9, 1780
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Last battle of the American Revolution is fought, Nov. 10, 1782
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Joseph Hewes funeral at Christ Church, Nov. 11, 1779
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Abigail Adams reveals anger toward Great Britain, Nov. 12, 1775
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American General Richard Montgomery takes Montreal, Nov. 13, 1775
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Mercy Otis and James Warren are married, Nov. 14, 1754
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Articles of Confederation are approved, Nov. 15, 1777
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Americans lose the Battle of Fort Washington, Nov. 16,1776
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Henry Knox begins the Knox Expedition, Nov. 17, 1775
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General Philip Schuyler dies, Nov. 18, 1804
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Jay’s Treaty is signed, Nov. 19, 1794, USA and Great Britain, American “Independence” was VERY BRIEF
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Ben Franklin publishes Articles of Belief and Acts of Religion, Nov. 20, 1728
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Continental Congress writes to Oswald Eve, Nov. 21, 1775
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Maryland patriot leader John Hanson dies, Nov. 22, 1783
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General William Moultrie is born, Nov. 23, 1730
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North Carolina wins the Battle of Midway Church, Nov. 24, 1778
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Last British soldiers evacuate the United States, Nov. 25, 1783
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General Artemas Ward is born, Nov. 26, 1727
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Tea ship Dartmouth arrives in Boston Harbor, Nov. 27, 1773
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Congress adopts Rules for the Regulation of the Navy, Nov. 28, 1775
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‘USS Lee’ captures British brigantine ‘Nancy’, Nov. 29, 1775
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Preliminary Treaty of Paris is signed, Nov. 30, 1782
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Continental Army winters at Morristown, New Jersey, Dec. 1, 1779
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General Richard Montgomery is born December 2nd, 1738
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General Nathanael Greene takes over the Southern Department, Dec. 3, 1780
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News of the Victory at Saratoga reaches Paris, Dec. 4, 1777
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Battle of White Marsh begins, Dec 5th, 1777
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Margaret Morris begins journaling the war in New Jersey, Dec. 6, 1776
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Marquis de Lafayette arranges to fight with the Americans, Dec 7, 1776
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Margaret Kemble and Thomas Gage are married, Dec 8th, 1758
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American Victory at the Battle of Great Bridge , Dec 9th, 1775
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John Jay is elected President of the Continental Congress , Dec 10th, 1778
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The Battle of Matson’s Ford stops Washington’s trek to Valley Forge , Dec 11th, 1777
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Continental Congress leaves Philadelphia fearing British invasion , Dec 12th, 1776
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General Charles Lee is captured at Basking Ridge , Dec 13th, 1776
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George Washington dies at Mount Vernon , Dec 14th, 1799
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United States ratifies the Bill of Rights , Dec 15th, 1791
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Boston Tea Party takes place , Dec 16th, 1773
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French government formally recognizes the United States, Dec 17th, 1777
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New Jersey is the third state to ratify the US Constitution, Dec 18th, 1787
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Continental Army begins its encampment at Valley Forge, Dec 19th, 1777
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New Jersey militiamen skirmish with British Patrol at Howell’s Ferry, Dec 20th, 1776
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Skirmish at Petticoat Bridge draws away support from Trenton, Dec 21, 1776
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Esek Hopkins appointed Commander-in-Chief of Continental Navy, Dec 22, 1775
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Thomas Paine’s The American Crisis is read to the Continental Army, Dec 23, 1776
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Brigantine General Arnold leaves Boston on its fateful mission, Dec 24, 1778
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George Washington crosses the Delaware River, Dec 25, 1776
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The Americans win the Battle of Trenton, Dec 26, 1776
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The Battle of Cedar Bridge is fought, Dec 27, 1782
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Ben Franklin publishes first Poor Richard’s Almanack, Dec 28, 1732
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Savannah, Georgia is captured by the British army, Dec 29, 1778
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Declaration of Independence signer Francis Lewis dies, Dec, 30, 1803
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Americans are defeated at the Battle of Quebec, Dec 31, 1775
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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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