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News report on the battle on Long Island

This is my news report on the battle of Long Island that contributed to the Revolutionary War.

The video is a little wobbly. But I think I did a great job on the project.


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Right on, Mr. Hiwell: The music of the Army being in general very bad is a post I could never write, because I lack the detailed knowledge, or the desire to acquire music-specific knowledge (just as Mr Hiwell could give two rats’ about stay-making details, or the… 817 more words

Living History

Emerging Revolutionary War Wishes You a Happy and Safe Thanksgiving Holiday

As president of the United States, George Washington wrote the following Thanksgiving Proclamation that was published and designated Thursday, November 26, 1789, as a national day of thanks. 694 more words

Revolutionary War

Thanksgiving Thankfulness!

All of us are planning in many ways for the wonderful celebration of Thanksgiving. I’m sure turkeys are in the oven, as well as pumpkin pies. 623 more words

Family Stories

New York City

On this day, November 25 1783 marking almost three months after the Treaty of Paris was signed ending the American Revolution, the last British soldiers withdraw from New York City.  62 more words

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Ninety Six National Historic Site

Nestled in the rolling hills of Greenwood County, this unit of the National Park Service is the site of the first battle fought south of New England (November 1775). 292 more words