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The war


1.  French alliance

2.  War and society; Loyalists

3.  War economy


Resources:

Colonial City: Revolutionary Battleground
Resource Type: E-Seminar

Relevant pages:
The Fight for New York

Relevant transcripts:
The British Army
Washington's Retreat
Victory at Barnard
The Battle of Fort Washington
The Battle of Fort Lee
The City Burns
Nathan Hale
Commercial Links to the Old World

Relevant interactive tools:
New York in Revolution
The Howe Brothers
Washington's Dilemma Part 1
The Battle of Long Island
Washington's Dilemma Part 2
Washington's Dilemma Part 3
Washington and Ho Chi Minh
New York in Revolution
The Howe Brothers
Washington's Dilemma Part 1
The Battle of Long Island
Washington's Dilemma Part 2
Washington's Dilemma Part 3
Washington and Ho Chi Minh

The Struggle for Freedom
Resource Type: E-Seminar

Relevant pages:
The American Revolution: Black Patriots
The American Revolution: Black Loyalists

Relevant transcripts:
Professor Foner examines the black struggle for freedom.

Memoirs of Captain Alexander Graydon
Resource Type: Primary Source
Alexander Graydon (1752–1818), a captain in the Continental army, recounted the problems he encountered as he recruited men to fight the war, and he commented on the meaning of the Revolution.

Lord Dunmore's Call to Slaves
Resource Type: Primary Source
In November 1775, Lord Dunmore called on slaves to desert their masters and join the British army.

The American Revolution: Black Loyalists
Resource Type: Primary Source
The black soldier is a member of the Hessian troops, German mercenary soldiers hired by the British to fight the Americans.

Rewards for Revolutionary War Veterans
Resource Type: Primary Source
North Carolina, like other states, rewarded veterans of the American Revolution with the granting of land and slaves.


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