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
"Liberty must at all hazards be supported. We have a right to it, derived from our Maker. But if we had not, our fathers have earned and bought it for us, at the expense of their ease, their estates, their pleasure, and their blood." John Adams