Marquis de Lafayette was a French aristocrat and soldier who is most well-known in America for his support of the Patriot Cause and service in the Continental Army during the American Revolutionary War.
Battle of Rhode Island
The Battle of Rhode Island took place on August 29, 1778, between the United States of America and Great Britain. The outcome of the battle was inconclusive, however, it is most well-known for being the first battle of the war in which American forces fought together with allied French forces.
Admiral Richard Howe
Richard Howe was an Admiral in the British Royal Navy and commanded forces during the Revolutionary War from 1776 to 1778. He is often criticized for failing to take advantage of situations that may have ended the war as early as 1776.
The Wilderness Road, which was blazed by Daniel Boone and a group of men under his command, was a vital route for American pioneers who emigrated west in the late 18th and early 19th centuries. It is believed as many as 300,000 people took the Wilderness Road into Kentucky.
The First Anglo-Dutch War
The First Anglo-Dutch War was fought from 1652 to 1654 between the Commonwealth of England and the Dutch Republic. England won the war, allowing it tighten control over the American Colonies.