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American Revolutionary War History

1776 - In Georgia, British Royal Governor Sir James Wright was taken into custody and placed under house arrest by Patriots.

1777 - The draft of the Declaration of Independence that had all the delegates' signatures was first printed. It was printed in Baltimore by printer Mary Katharine Goddard.

1777 - American commander Major General William Heath began an assault on Fort Independence. Eleven days later they abandoned the seige.




Revolutionary War Quotes

"The liberties of our country, the freedom of our civil constitution, are worth defending against all hazards: And it is our duty to defend them against all attacks."
Samuel Adams

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