This author has contributed to the following articles in the Encyclopedia.Lee, Robert E. — Chancellorsville, Part 5General Robert E. Lee’s victory over General Joseph Hooker at the Battle of Chancellorsville is widely considered Lee’s shining moment of the war. This entry covers the fighting that took place from the late morning of May 3, 1863, through the end of the battle on May 6.Ruggles, Timothy - BiographyTimothy Ruggles was a lawyer, soldier, politician, and judge from Massachusetts. He participated in the Stamp Act Congress in 1765. In 1774, he was appointed by Governor Thomas Gage to be a Massachusetts Mandamus Councillor.Braddock, Edward - BiographyEdward Braddock was the commander-in-chief of British forces in North American during the 1755 campaign of the French and Indian War.Colony Guide, Essential Facts and Details About the British ColoniesThis Guide to the British Colonies in North America provides essential facts about each colony, along with links to content on American History Central.English Bill of Rights, TextOn December 16, 1689, the English Bill of Rights was passed. It was designed to control the power of the monarchy and make it subject to the laws of Parliament. It was the product of the Glorious Revolution, which permanently established the ruling power of Parliament.Wythe, GeorgeBiography of George Wythe, Founding Father and Signer of the Declaration of Independence George Wythe was a lawyer, teacher, and…Lee, Robert E. — Chancellorsville, Part 1General Robert E. Lee’s victory over General Joseph Hooker at the Battle of Chancellorsville is widely considered Lee’s shining moment of the war. This entry covers the prelude to the battle.Lexington Battle, 1775The Battle of Lexington took place on the morning of April 19, 1775, in Lexington, Massachusetts. During the incident, British troops intentionally fired on colonial militia that had assembled on Lexington Common.Charleston, Siege ofThe Siege of Charleston was fought between the United States and Great Britain from April 1 to May 12, 1780, during the American Revolutionary War. British forces won the battle and captured thousands of Americans in the process. It was a major turning point in the American Revolutionary War.Texas RevolutionThe Texas Revolution (1835–1836) was an uprising in the Mexican state of Coahuila and Texas that led to the establishment of the Republic of Texas. The independent state played an important role in America’s Manifest Destiny when Texas was annexed by the United States in 1845.