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American Revolutionary War History

1775 - Ethan Allen was defeated by British General and Canadian Royal Governor Guy Carleton at Montreal

1776 - The Continental Congress prepared instructions for agents appointed to negotiate a treaty between the United States and France. Benjamin Franklin, Silas Deane and Arthur Lee were selected two days later.

Revolutionary War Quotes

"I am wearied to death all day with a variety of perplexing circumstances, disturbed at the conduct of the militia, whose behavior and want of discipline has done great injury to the other troops, who never had officers, except in a few instances, worth the bread they eat."
- George Washington, in a letter to his nephew on September 30, 1776

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