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              April 21st, 1777: British attack Danbury, Connecticut
              April 22nd, 1778: John Paul Jones leads American raid on Whitehaven, England
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                      February 11th - Governor Rick Perry received the SAR Gold Good Citizenship Medal
                      March 26th - TXSSAR State Meeting
                      April 10th - Tejeda Middle School History Fair
                      April 13th - Hospital Visit to Wounded Veterans
                      April 19th - Pilgrimage to the Alamo
                      April 21st - San Antonio SAR Chapter Birthday
                      April 24th - Fiesta de los Ninos Parade
                      April - JROTC High School Awards
                      May 1st - Presentation of Sons of the American Revolution Books to the San Antonio Public Library
                      February 22nd - Washington's Birthday Celebration in Laredo, Texas
                      March 15th - The Texas Society Daughters of the American Revolution Dedication of the
                      TSDAR Patriot Monument at the Texas State Cemetery in Austin, Texas
                      May 11th - NSSAR in Kentucky Derby Parade
                      May 13th - Texas State Senator Jeff Wentworth Received the SAR Silver Good Citizenship Medal
                      May 14th - Revolutionary War Reenactment in Boerne, Texas
                      December 29th - Ed Butler KTSA Radio Interview
                      April 5th - History Fair at Frank Tejeda Middle School
                      April 12th - Dixie Flag Company 50th Anniversary
                      April 21st - Pilgrimage to the Alamo
                      May 23rd - SAR Meets with the Cub Scouts
                      July 2nd - Frank Rohrbough and Peter Baron on Great Day SA Televison Show
                      July 4th - Fort Sam Houston
                      July 4th - "Let Freedom Ring" Ceremony at The Alamo
                      September 14th - Ed Butler and Joe Ware in Paris
                      October 18th - Commemoration of the 227th Anniversary of the Battle of the Hook
                      November 11th - Veterans' Day at Fort Sam Houston
                      November 15 - City of Von Ormy Parade
                      November 29th - Heroism medal presentations at the Rampage Hockey Game
                      December 13th - Joint DAR, SAR, CAR Meeting at the San Antonio Country Club
                      December 13th - Wreath Laying at Fort Sam Houston
                      February 19th - Presidents' Day Parade in Laredo, Texas
                      March 23-25 - TXSSAR State Convention
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Historical Accounts
       June 15, 1215: Magna Carta sealed
       December 25, 1659: Christmas Celebration Outlawed
       April 26, 1711: David Hume is born
       August 11, 1718: Sir Frederick Haldimand is born
       April 11, 1721: Moravian missionary David Zeisberger is born

       June 5, 1723: Adam Smith, author of The Wealth of Nations, is baptized in Scotland

       March 13, 1733: Unitarian Joseph Priestley is born in Yorkshire
       March 19, 1734: Thomas McKean is born
       November 17, 1736: Boston Tea Party Raider Born
       January 21, 1738: Ethan Allen is born
       April 16, 1738: General Sir Henry Clinton is born
       May 2, 1740: Elias Boudinot is born
       June 25, 1745: South Carolina Patriot Thomas Tudor Tucker born in Bermuda
       December 24, 1745: Benjamin Rush is born
       November 27, 1746: The Chancellor is born
       January 19, 1749: Isaiah Thomas was Born
       November 23, 1749: Reluctant Patriot Edward Rutledge is born
       March 16, 1751: James Madison, "Father of the Constitution", is born
       January 31, 1752: Gouverneur Morris is born

       May 28, 1754: Lieutenant Colonel George Washington begins the Seven Years' War


       June 4, 1754: Lieutenant Colonel George Washington builds Fort Necessity

       November 14, 1754: Mercy Otis Marries James Warren

       May 21, 1758: Lenape Indians abduct Mary Campbell from western Pennsylvania

       December 21, 1761: Patriot Robert Barnwell is born

       May 7, 1763: Pontiac's plot is foiled

       January 19, 1764: John Wilkes expelled from Parliament
       March 22, 1765: Stamp Act imposed on American colonies
       March 24, 1765: Parliament passes the Quartering Act
       August 14, 1765: Boston Mob Protests Stamp Act
       November 1, 1765: Parliament enacts the Stamp Act
       March 18, 1766: Parliament repeals the Stamp Act
       October 18, 1767: Mason and Dixon draw a line
       June 21, 1768: James Otis, Jr. Enrages Colonial Governor

       May 17, 1769: Washington criticizes "taxation without representation"

       March 5, 1770: Five Die in Boston Massacre
       March 5, 1770: Civilians and soldiers clash in the Boston Massacre
       April 12, 1770: British repeal hated Townshend Act

       June 9, 1772: British customs vessel, Gaspee, burns off Rhode Island

       March 1, 1773: Bedford Responds to "Boston Pamphlet"
       April 27, 1773: Parliament passes the Tea Act
       October 16, 1773: Philadelphia Resolutions criticize Tea Act
       December 16, 1773: The Boston Tea Party
       March 25, 1774: Parliament passes the Boston Port Act
       March 28, 1774: British Parliament adopts the Coercive Acts
       April 5, 1774: Benjamin Franklin publishes "An Open Letter to Lord North"

       June 2, 1774: Parliament completes the Coercive Acts with the Quartering Act


       August 1, 1774: Joseph Priestley discovers oxygen


       September 5, 1774: First Continental Congress convenes

       October 20, 1774: Congress creates the Continental Association
       October 25, 1774: Congress petitions English king to address grievances
       January 11, 1775: Jewish Patriot joins Provincial Congress of South Carolina
       January 23, 1775: London merchants petition for reconciliation with America
       February 2, 1775: Abigail Adams Knows "the Die is Cast"
       February 7, 1775: Benjamin Franklin publishes "An Imaginary Speech"
       March 23, 1775: Patrick Henry voices American opposition to British policy
       March 23, 1775: Give Me Liberty Or Give Me Death - Patrick Henry
       March 27, 1775: Thomas Jefferson elected to the Continental Congress
       March 30, 1775: King George endorses New England Restraining Act
       April 11, 1775: "John Howe" Spies on Concord - or Not
       April 14, 1775: First American abolition society founded in Philadelphia
       April 18, 1775: Revere and Dawes ride

       April 19, 1775: Battle Begins on Lexington Common

       May 3, 1775: Dartmouth tells Martin to organize North Carolina Loyalists

       May 6, 1775: William Franklin warns Dartmouth of repercussions from Lexington and Concord


       May 10, 1775: Second Continental Congress assembles as Ticonderoga falls

       May 23, 1775: Meigs Expedition claims sole Patriot victory on Long Island

       May 24, 1775: John Hancock becomes president of Congress

       May 31, 1775: Mecklenburg Resolutions reject the power of the British in North Carolina

       June 6, 1775: New York Patriot Marinus Willet seizes British weapons


       June 10, 1775: John Adams proposes a Continental Army


       June 17, 1775: Battle of Bunker Hill begins

       June 22, 1775: Congress issues Continental currency
       June 27, 1775: Schuyler dispatched to Ticonderoga and Crown Point
       June 30, 1775: Congress impugns Parliament and adopts Articles of War
       July 1, 1775: Congress resolves to forge Indian alliances

       July 3, 1775: Washington takes command of Continental Army


       July 5, 1775: Congress adopts Olive Branch Petition


       July 21, 1775: Battle of Brewster Island


       July 26, 1775: U.S. postal system established


       August 8, 1775: Morgan and Virginians arrive in Cambridge


       September 1, 1775: King George refuses Olive Branch Petition

       September 2, 1775: Washington Commissions First Naval Officer
       October 5, 1775: Washington informs Congress of espionage
       October 9, 1775: Lord Dartmouth orders British officers to North Carolina
       October 10, 1775: Howe named commander in chief of British army
       October 13, 1775: Continental Congress authorizes first naval force
       October 18 - 19, 1775: The Burning of Falmouth, Massachusetts
       October 22, 1775: Peyton Randolph dies
       October 24, 1775: British naval fleet attacks Norfolk, Virginia
       October 27, 1775: King George III speaks to Parliament of American rebellion
       October 28, 1775: British proclamation forbids residents from leaving Boston
       October 30, 1775: Naval committee established by Congress
       November 5, 1775: Washington condemns Guy Fawkes festivities
       November 8, 1775: Washington seeks to make militias into a military
       November 10, 1775: Birth of the U.S. Marine Corps
       November 12, 1775: Abigail Adams leads rhetorical charge against Britain
       November 13, 1775: Patriots take Montreal
       November 29, 1775: Congress creates Committee of Secret Correspondence
       December 8, 1775: Americans begin siege of Quebec
       December 9, 1775: Patriots gain control of Virginia
       December 22, 1775: Continental Congress creates a Continental Navy
       December 31, 1775: Patriots are defeated at Quebec
       January 2, 1776: Congress publishes the Tory Act
       January 7, 1776: Samuel Adams writes that the confederation "is not dead, but sleepeth"
       January 9, 1776: Thomas Paine publishes Common Sense
       January 10, 1776: North Carolina governor calls on Loyalists to combat rebels
       January 13, 1776: British raid Prudence Island in Narragansett Bay
       January 18, 1776: Georgia's royal governor is arrested
       January 24, 1776: Henry Knox Brings Cannon to Boston
       January 25, 1776: First national memorial is ordered by Congress
       February 9, 1776: Future New Jersey governor is promoted
       February 11, 1776: Georgia's governor escapes imprisonment
       February 13, 1776: Patrick Henry named colonel of First Virginia battalion
       February 15, 1776: Nova Scotia governor sends word of potential American invasion
       February 18, 1776: Lord Dunmore dispatches note of "inexpressible mortification"
       February 27, 1776: Patriots score early victory at Moores Creek, North Carolina
       March 2, 1776: The Siege of Boston
       March 3, 1776: Silas Deane embarks on secret mission to France
       March 4, 1776: American forces occupy Dorchester Heights
       March 6, 1776: New York demands Sandy Hook lighthouse be dismantled
       March 12, 1776: Public Notice urges recognition of "humane ladies"
       March 14, 1776: Alexander Hamilton is named captain of artillery company
       March 17, 1776: British evacuate Boston
       March 26, 1776: South Carolina approves new constitution
       March 29, 1776: Putnam named commander of New York troops
       March 31, 1776: Abigail Adams urges husband to "remember the ladies"
       April 3, 1776: Congress authorizes privateers to attack British vessels
       April 4, 1776: Washington begins march to New York
       April 6, 1776: Congress opens all U.S. ports to international trade
       April 7, 1776: U.S. Navy captures first British warship
       April 28, 1776: Colonel McIntosh writes to Washington

       April 29th, 1776: Nathanael Greene takes command of Long Island


       April 30th, 1776: Samuel Adams Writes of Hope for More Battles


       May 4, 1776: Rhode Island Declares Independence


       May 5, 1776: British Lieutenant General Henry Clinton excludes Howe and Harnett from amnesty offer


       May 11, 1776: Washington recommends using German-American troops to Congress


       June 7, 1776: "Lee's Resolution" presented to Continental Congress


       June 8, 1776: Patriots retreat from Battle of Trois-Rivieres, Quebec


       June 11, 1776: Congress appoints "Committee of Five" to draft the Declaration of Independence

       June 12, 1776: Virginia adopts George Mason's Declaration of Rights
       June 15, 1776: Delaware declares independence

       June 23, 1776: Commodore Parker prepares for a naval strike on Charleston

       June 29, 1776: South Carolina's Edward Rutledge opposes independence

       July 2, 1776: Congress votes for independence

       July 4, 1776: U.S. declares independence
       July 8, 1776: The Liberty Bell rings
       July 17, 1776: Congress learns of war of words

       July 24, 1776: Hancock scolds Schuyler


       July 27, 1776: Silas Deane writes Congress of success


       August 2, 1776: Delegates sign Declaration of Independence

       August 9, 1776: Guy Johnson predicts Indian allegiances

       August 10, 1776: London learns of American independence


       August 12, 1776: Washington anticipates British strategy


       August 14, 1776: Stamp Act remembered


       August 22, 1776: Redcoats land at Long Island


       August 25, 1776: David Hume dies

       August 26, 1776: Washington urges Hessians to desert
       August 27, 1776: Howe brothers defeat Washington in Battle of Brooklyn Heights

       September 7, 1776: World's first submarine attack


       September 10, 1776: Nathan Hale volunteers to spy behind British lines


       September 16, 1776: Battle of Harlem Heights restores American confidence

       September 18, 1776: Washington reports to Congress on Battle of Harlem Heights
       September 26, 1776: Congress elects agents to negotiate treaty with France
       September 30, 1776: Washington blames militia for problems
       October 1, 1776: Patriots learn of increased French support
       October 11, 1776: Benedict Arnold fights valiantly at Valcour Island
       October 12, 1776: British troops head up East River
       October 26, 1776: Benjamin Franklin sets sail for France
       October 31, 1776: King speaks for first time since independence declared
       November 7, 1776: Post office stays in the Franklin family
       November 14, 1776: Benjamin Franklin takes sides
       November 16, 1776: Hessians capture Fort Washington
       November 18, 1776: Fort Washington becomes Fort Knyphausen
       November 19, 1776: Congress pleads for soldiers
       November 21, 1776: Washington orders General Lee to New Jersey
       November 26, 1776: Peyton Randolph laid to rest at William and Mary
       November 30, 1776: Howe brothers offer amnesty
       December 3, 1776: Washington arrives at the banks of the Delaware
       December 5, 1776: Phi Beta Kappa is founded while army flounders
       December 13, 1776: General Charles Lee leaves his troops for Widow White's tavern
       December 19, 1776: Thomas Paine publishes American Crisis
       December 25, 1776: Washington crosses the Delaware
       December 26, 1776: Washington wins first major U.S. victory at Trenton
       January 3, 1777: The Battle of Princeton
       January 6, 1777: Washington sets up winter quarters in Morristown
       January 12, 1777: Hugh Mercer dies from wounds received in Battle of Princeton
       January 15, 1777: New Connecticut (Vermont) declares independence
       January 20, 1777: Battle of Millstone, New Jersey
       January 28, 1777: British plan to isolate New England
       January 29, 1777: Americans retreat from Fort Independence
       February 5, 1777: Georgia constitution abolishes primogeniture and entail
       February 8, 1777: Former POW Timothy Bigelow is named colonel
       February 19, 1777: Congress overlooks Benedict Arnold for promotion
       February 21, 1777: George Weedon is promoted to brigadier general
       February 22, 1777: Archibald Bulloch dies under mysterious circumstances
       March 7, 1777: Five letters pass between Abigail and John Adams
       April 2, 1777: Ebenezer Learned is promoted to brigadier general
       April 13, 1777: British attack at Bound Brook, New Jersey
       April 20, 1777: New York adopts state constitution
       April 21st, 1777: British attack Danbury, Connecticut
       April 27, 1777: The Battle of Ridgefield
       May 1, 1777: Agrippa Hull Enlists

       May 16, 1777: Georgia Patriot Button Gwinnett receives fatal wound in duel


       June 13, 1777: Lafayette arrives in South Carolina


       June 14, 1777: Continental Congress chooses national flag


       July 7, 1777: Battle of Hubbardton


       July 9, 1777: New York elects its first governor

       July 10, 1777: British General Richard Prescott captured in Rhode Island

       July 31, 1777: Marquis de Lafayette becomes a major-general without pay


       August 6, 1777: General Nicholas Herkimer falls at the Battle of Oriskany


       August 31, 1777: Sam Mason survives Indian attack


       September 11, 1777: The Battle of Brandywine begins


       September 12, 1777: Congress receives news of defeat at Brandywine

       September 19, 1777: Arnold and Gates argue at First Battle of Saratoga
       October 4, 1777: Both sides battered at Germantown
       October 6, 1777: British capture Forts Montgomery and Clinton
       October 17, 1777: Americans win more than a battle at Saratoga
       October 23, 1777: British fleet suffers defeat at Fort Mifflin, Pennsylvania
       October 29, 1777: Hancock resigns as president of Congress
       November 2, 1777: John Paul Jones sets sail
       November 3, 1777: Washington learns of Conway cabal
       November 15, 1777: Articles of Confederation adopted
       November 17, 1777: Articles of Confederation submitted to the states
       November 28, 1777: John Adams replaces Silas Deane
       December 2, 1777: Philadelphia nurse overhears British plans to attack Washington
       December 6, 1777: Whitemarsh skirmishes turn in Americans' favor
       December 11, 1777: British delay Washington's march to Valley Forge
       December 14, 1777: Thomas Conway is named Inspector General
       December 17, 1777: France formally recognizes the United States
       December 18, 1777: States give thanks
       February 6, 1778: Franco-American alliances signed
       February 16, 1778: John Adams prepares to sail for France
       February 23, 1778: Friedrich von Steuben arrives at Valley Forge
       March 20, 1778: King Louis XVI receives U.S. representatives
       March 21, 1778: Massacre at Hancock's Bridge
       April 8, 1778: John Adams arrives in Paris to replace Silas Deane
       April 9, 1778: Jeremiah Wadsworth named commissary general
       April 10, 1778: John Paul Jones sets out to raid British ships

       April 22nd, 1778 : John Paul Jones leads American raid on Whitehaven, England

       April 23, 1778: John Paul Jones burns Whitehaven, England

       May 20, 1778: Battle of Barren Hill, Pennsylvania


       June 18, 1778: British abandon Philadelphia

       July 29, 1778: French navy contacts Continentals
       September 17, 1778: Indians and Loyalists burn German Flats, New York
       October 8, 1778: Continentals raid Unadilla
       November 11, 1778: Poor leadership leads to Cherry Valley Massacre
       December 10, 1778: John Jay is elected president of the Continental Congress
       December 29, 1778: British capture Savannah, Georgia
       January 22, 1779: Claudius Smith, "Cowboy of the Ramapos," hangs
       January 26, 1779: Engagement at Burke County Jail
       February 10, 1779: The Battle of Carr's Fort
       February 14, 1779: Patriots defeat Loyalists at Kettle Creek
       February 25, 1779: British surrender Fort Sackville
       March 11, 1779: Congress establishes the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers

       June 1, 1779: Benedict Arnold is court-martialed

       July 16, 1779: Anthony Wayne earns nickname

       July 19, 1779: Massachusetts begins ill-fated Penobscot expedition


       July 22, 1779: Battle of Minisink Ford, New York


       August 5, 1779: DeLancey and Hull battle for the Bronx


       August 29, 1779: Battle of Chemung or Newtown, New York


       September 14, 1779: Brodhead completes Allegheny River expedition

       September 15, 1779: French capture British ships
       September 27, 1779: John Jay is appointed minister to Spain
       October 21, 1779: Henry Laurens named minister to Holland
       December 1, 1779: Washington establishes winter quarters at Morristown
       January 16, 1780: British demonstrate naval supremacy in The Moonlight Battle

       May 12, 1780: Americans suffer worst defeat of revolution at Charleston


       May 29, 1780: Tarleton gives "quarter" in South Carolina


       June 3, 1780: Former Massachusetts Governor Thomas Hutchinson dies in England


       June 16, 1780: Massachusetts Approves State Constitution


       July 20, 1780: Mad Anthony Wayne loses to Loyalists in New Jersey


       July 25, 1780: General Gates takes command of the southern army


       July 30, 1780: Isaac Shelby takes Fort Thicketty, South Carolina


       September 4, 1780: Bravery of Swamp Fox wins recruits at Blue Savannah

       September 29, 1780: British spy John André sentenced to death
       October 2, 1780: British spy executed in Arnold affair
       October 7, 1780: Patriots prevail in Carolinas
       October 14, 1780: Patriots sting Loyalists at Shallow Ford, North Carolina
       October 15, 1780: British retreat from Middleburgh
       November 9, 1780: Sumter evades Wemyss in South Carolina
       December 4, 1780: Washington's cousin tricks Loyalists
       December 27, 1780: Americans raid Hammonds Store
       January 1, 1781: Mutiny of the Pennsylvania Line
       January 5, 1781: Benedict Arnold captures and destroys Richmond
       January 17, 1781: Battle of Cowpens, South Carolina
       January 24, 1781: "Light Horse" and "Swamp Fox" raid Georgetown, South Carolina
       January 30, 1781: Maryland finally ratifies Articles of Confederation
       February 1, 1781: Davidson College namesake killed at Cowan's Ford
       February 2, 1781: Nathanael Greene finds fortification at Steele's Tavern
       February 3, 1781: Greene crosses the Yadkin with Kosciusko's boats
       March 1, 1781: Articles of Confederation are ratified
       March 9, 1781: Spanish siege of Pensacola begins

       April 24th, 1781: Battle of Petersburg Begins


       April 25th, 1781: Cornwallis retreats from Guilford Courthouse


       May 15, 1781: Continentals capture Fort Granby, South Carolina


       May 22, 1781: Patriot siege of Ninety Six, South Carolina, begins


       August 13, 1781: Patriots ambush Loyalists as French set sail


       September 6, 1781: Arnold orders burning of New London


       September 8, 1781: Bloody battle begins at Eutaw Springs, South Carolina

       September 28, 1781: Battle of Yorktown begins
       October 3, 1781: French and Americans cut off British supplies at Gloucester
       October 19, 1781: Cornwallis surrenders at Yorktown
       December 9, 1781: Loyalist Despairs at British Defeat
       December 28, 1781: British post troops on John's Island
       February 17, 1782: French and British battle in the Indian Ocean
       March 8, 1782: Pennsylvania militiamen senselessly murder Patriot allies

       May 26, 1782: Colonel William Crawford proceeds toward the Ohio

       June 20, 1782: Congress adopts the Great Seal of the United States
       July 11, 1782: British evacuate Savannah, Georgia

       August 7, 1782: Washington creates the Purple Heart

       August 19, 1782: The Battle of Blue Licks at Blue Licks, Kentucky
       March 15, 1783: Washington puts an end to the Newburgh Conspiracy
       April 15, 1783: Congress ratifies peace with Great Britain
       April 17, 1783: Colbert launches raid on Fort Carlos, Arkansas

       May 18, 1783: United Empire Loyalists reach Canada


       September 3, 1783: Treaty of Paris signed

       November 22, 1783: John Hanson, first president under the Articles of Confederation, dies
       November 25, 1783: Last British soldiers leave New York
       December 20, 1783: Virginia cedes western land to federal government
       December 23, 1783: George Washington resigns as commander in chief
       January 14, 1784: Continental Congress ratifies the Treaty of Paris
       February 28, 1784: John Wesley charters first Methodist Church in U.S.
       June 26, 1784: Delaware Patriot Caesar Rodney dies

       August 23, 1784: State of Franklin declares independence

       January 27, 1785: Georgia incorporates the first state university

       August 17, 1785: Connecticut Patriot Jonathan Trumbull dies

       January 25, 1787: Rebels Attack Springfield Arsenal

       May 14, 1787: Constitutional Convention delegates begin to assemble


       May 25, 1787: Constitutional Convention convenes in Philadelphia

       July 13, 1787: Congress enacts the Northwest Ordinance
       December 7, 1787: Delaware ratifies the Constitution
       December 12, 1787: Pennsylvania ratifies the Constitution
       June 21, 1788: U.S. Constitution ratified
       February 4, 1789: Washington unanimously elected by Electoral College to first and second terms
       February 12, 1789: Ethan Allen dies
       April 1, 1789: First U.S. House of Representatives elects speaker

       July 15, 1789: Lafayette selected colonel-general of the National Guard of Paris


       September 2, 1789: Congress founds U.S. Treasury

       October 3, 1789: George Washington Issues Thanksgiving Proclamation
       November 6, 1789: John Carroll named first Catholic bishop in U.S.
       November 20, 1789: New Jersey ratifies the Bill of Rights
       January 8, 1790: President George Washington delivers first State of the Union
       April 17, 1790: Benjamin Franklin dies

       May 9, 1791: Patriot politician and composer Francis Hopkinson dies

       December 15, 1791: The Bill of Rights becomes law
       February 20, 1792: Postal Service Act regulates United States Post Office Department
       March 10, 1792: The Right Honourable John Stuart, 3rd earl of Bute, dies

       May 8, 1792: Militia Act establishes conscription under federal law


       July 18, 1792: Naval hero John Paul Jones dies in Paris


       August 4, 1792: British General John Burgoyne dies


       August 20, 1794: Battle of Fallen Timbers


       May 19, 1795: New Hampshire Patriot Josiah Bartlett dies

       January 4, 1796: Congress accepts Colors of the French Republic

       August 3, 1797: Lord Jeffrey Amherst dies

       October 21, 1797: USS Constitution Launched in Boston

       July 14, 1798: Sedition Act becomes federal law

       February 25, 1799: William Dawes Dies
       October 28, 1800: Revolutionary War Commander Artemas Ward Dies
       November 4, 1801: Patriot, politician and physician William Shippen dies
       March 26, 1802: Deborah Sampson Performs in Boston
       February 24, 1803: Marbury v. Madison establishes judicial review

       June 24, 1803: New Hampshire Patriot Matthew Thornton dies

       October 2, 1803: Samuel Adams Dies
       December 30, 1803: Francis Lewis dies

       May 30, 1806: Patriot and future President Andrew Jackson kills Charles Dickinson


       September 13, 1806: American sympathizer Charles James Fox dies in Britain


       May 13, 1807: Connecticut Patriot Eliphalet Dyer dies

       November 24, 1807: Mohawk Chief Joseph Brant dies
       February 26, 1813: "The Chancellor", New York Patriot Robert R. Livingston, Dies

       May 27, 1813: Thomas Jefferson writes to John Adams


       July 4, 1826: John Adams Dies

       June 28, 1836: Former President James Madison dies
       June 19, 1885: Statue of Liberty arrives in New York Harbor
       March 17, 1901: Boston Celebrates First Evacuation Day
       The EIGHT MISSING Presidents
       The Americans Who Risked Everything
       Open Letter from the Paul Carrington Chapter No. 5, TXSSAR dated January 4th, 1956
       Spy network gave Washington victory

       Bunker Hill dead may lie under gardens

       Archeologist studies 37 tombs under Old North Church

       1764-1776: Coming of the American Revolution

       TOP SECRET, NOW DECLASSIFIED - A World War II Invasion Plan Not Found in the History Books
       British warship that Paul Revere eluded surfaces in Cape Cod sands

       In Honor of Officers Lost

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