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The story of the American Revolution told one day at a time...just not on order!

The story of the American Revolution told one day at a time...just not on order!
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The story of the American Revolution told one day at a time...just not on order!

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John is Hancock Elected President of the Continental Congress - May 24, 1775

5/24/2019
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On May 24, 1775, John Hancock is elected President of the Continental Congress and was one of the most popular politicians of the Founding Fathers.

Duration:00:04:52

The Continental Army Wins the Battle of Sag Harbor - May 23, 1777

5/23/2019
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Sag Harbor was an important British port on the east end of Long Island used for monitoring Long Island Sound and providing supplies to British troops and the Continentals had a mind to take it!

Duration:00:04:02

The Beginning of the Siege of Ninety Six - May 22, 1781

5/22/2019
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On May 22, 1781, the Siege of Ninety-Six begins against Loyalist troops at Fort Ninety-Six, South Carolina.

Duration:00:04:34

Washington and Rochambeau Meet in Connecticut - May 21, 1781

5/21/2019
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On May 21, 1781, General George Washington and General Jean-Baptiste Donatien de Vimeur, the Comte de Rochambeau meet in Connecticut to discuss their options.

Duration:00:04:21

Parliament Shuts Down Self Rule in Massachusetts - May 20, 1774

5/20/2019
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On May 20, 1774, Parliament enacted the Massachusetts Government Act which shut down self-rule in Massachusetts in response to the Boston Tea Party.

Duration:00:04:37

The Battle of the Cedars - May 19, 1776

5/19/2019
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The Battle of the Cedars was a series of military confrontations early in the American Revolutionary War during the Continental Army's invasion of Canada that had begun in September 1775.

Duration:00:04:45

A Mischianza is thrown for British General Sir William Howe - May 18, 1778

5/18/2019
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Saluting a departing general, the British dazzled Philadelphians with the grandest party the city had ever seen.

Duration:00:04:42

The Battle of Thomas Creek ends the Second Florida Expedition - May 17, 1777

5/17/2019
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The Battle of Thomas Creek ends the Second Florida Expedition, an attempt by Georgia patriots to invade British East Florida during the American Revolution.

Duration:00:04:44

The Battle of Alamance Brings the War of the Regulation to a Close - May 16, 1771

5/16/2019
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On May 16, 1771, the Battle of Alamance brings the War of the Regulation to a close when North Carolina "Regulators" are defeated by Governor William Tryon.

Duration:00:04:46

Virginia Declares its Independence from England - May 15, 1776

5/15/2019
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On May 15, 1776, Virginia votes to declare independence from Great Britain with the passage of the Virginia Resolution.

Duration:00:03:40

Jamestown Settlement is Founded - May 14, 1607

5/14/2019
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Even though this is over 160 years before the American Revolution, there would never have been a war with Great Britain if Great Britain never came to America. Hear about the founding of the first English Settlement in the new world, Jamestown.

Duration:00:04:29

The Birth of Captain Abraham Lincoln - May 13, 1744

5/13/2019
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Hear about the life of the man who was not only a captain in the American Revolution, but the grandfather of the 16th president of the United States. It's the birthday of Captain Abraham Lincoln.

Duration:00:04:25

Seth Warner and the Green Mountain Boys Capture Fort Crown Point - May 12, 1775

5/12/2019
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Days after taking Fort Ticonderoga, Seth Warner and 100 troops take Fort Crown Point on the southern end of Lake Champlain.

Duration:00:04:14

General Thomas Sumter captures Orangeburg - May 11, 1781

5/11/2019
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After failing to take Fort Granby, Colonel Thomas Sumter and a group of about 350 partisans decided to move to Orangeburg and attack the post at this settlement.

Duration:00:03:34

The Death of Paul Revere - May 10, 1818

5/10/2019
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Celebrate the life of American patriot, industrialist and manufacturer, Paul Revere, on the anniversary of his death.

Duration:00:04:31

The Death of American General Benjamin Lincoln - May 9, 1810

5/9/2019
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General Benjamin Lincoln is an outstanding example of public service, giving his life to both politics and war, serving his state and country his entire life.

Duration:00:04:45

The Surrender of Fort Moultrie - May 7, 1780

5/7/2019
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The surrender of Fort Moultrie gave the British control of Charleston and a strong base for command of their "Southern Strategy".

Duration:00:04:50

The Siege of Fort Motte - May 8, 1781

5/6/2019
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A force of Patriots led by General Francis "Swamp Fox" Marion and Lt. Colonel "Light Horse" Harry Lee set out to capture the British post at Fort Motte, the informal name of a plantation mansion fortified by the British for use as a supply depot.

Duration:00:05:14

The Battle of Lenud's Ferry - May 6, 1780

5/6/2019
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Sir Banastre Tarleton along with his troops, the Tarleton Raiders, make a surprise attack on the Patriots Lenud's Ferry while they attempted to cross with British prisoners in tow.

Duration:00:04:01

Benjamin Franklin Returns to the Colonies - May 5, 1775

5/5/2019
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After spending most of 20 years in London as a Colonial Agent, Benjamin Franklin returns to America and takes his place at the revolutionary table.

Duration:00:03:45