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THE BATTLE OF LONG ISLAND


The Battle of Long Island

Before the Battle:

When the British were finally forced out of Boston in March of 1776, George Washington knew they would soon return. The most strategic port in the Americas was New York City and Washington correctly guessed that the British would attack there first. Washington marched his army from Boston to New York and … Continue reading


Reading of the Declaration of Independence – YouTube



DECLARATION OF INDEPENDENCE


The main purpose of America‚Äôs Declaration of Independence was to explain to foreign nations why the colonies had chosen to become independent from Great Britain. The Revolutionary War had already begun, and several major battles had already taken place. The American colonies had already cut most major ties to England, and had established their own congress, currency, army, and post … Continue reading


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