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An Introduction: Battles and Events.  June 17 th – Battle of Bunker Hill in Charlestown, Massachusetts “The Battle of Bunker Hill,” Library of Congress.

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1 An Introduction: Battles and Events

2  June 17 th – Battle of Bunker Hill in Charlestown, Massachusetts “The Battle of Bunker Hill,” Library of Congress

3 Battles  Brooklyn Heights (August)  Kip’s Bay (September)  White Plains (October)  Fort Washington (November)  Fort Lee (November) Events  Declaration of Independence signed July 4 th. “A Plan of Operations of the King’s Army…” - Claude Joseph Sauthier – Library of Congress

4 Battles  Siege of Fort Ticonderoga (July) Siege of Fort Ticonderoga  Bennington (August)  Bemis Heights (September)  Freeman’s Farm (September)  Saratoga (October) Events  New York state Constitution approved by delegates in Kingston

5  West Point West Point  Sullivan’s Expedition John Hinnick – West Point - Library of Congress LC Maps of North America, 1750 – 1789, 1208

6  September 28 – October 19 = Siege of Yorktown “Prise de Yorktown,” (Paris: Vve. Turgis, 1840) Library of Congress

7  Washington’s Newburgh Headquarters established (Jonathan Hasbrouck House) Washington’s Newburgh Headquarters “Washington’s head quarters near Newburgh,” (New York: Virtue, Emmins & CO., c1857) Library of Congress.

8  September 3 rd – Treaty of Paris signed “The American Peace Commissioners,” Library of Congress.

9  The Battle of Bunker Hill, Library of Congress,  Sauthier, Claude Joseph, “A plan of the operations of the King's army under the command of General Sir William Howe, K.B. in New York and east New Jersey, against the American forces commanded by General Washington from the 12th of October to the 28th of November 1776, wherein is particularly distinguished the engagement on the White Plains the 28th of October,” Library of Congress,  Hinnick, John, “West Point,” Library of Congress, LC Maps of North America, 1750 – 1789, 1208,  “Washington’s head quarters near Newburgh,” (New York: Virtue, Emmins & CO., c1857) Library of Congress,  “The American Peace Commissioners,” Library of Congress, 4b. 4b  “Prise de Yorktown,” (Paris: Vve. Turgis, 1840) Library of Congress.


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