Battle of Oriskany

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  • Fort Stanwix : Fort Schuyler

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    An important monument from the revolutionary war is Fort Stanwix, also known as Fort Schuyler. The American force’s march to Fort Stanwix inevitably led to the battle of Oriskany. The fort itself not only served as an important military post, it also allowed for an alliance with the Oneida Indians. Fort Stanwix was built on higher ground by General John Stanwix. The Fort was looking down at the Mohawk River; it was built in 1758 between the Mohawk River and Wood Creek. The British General, John Stanwix

  • The Role Of France During The Revolutionary War

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    by secretary sending financial support in form of donations and military arms to the American forces to fight against the British army. In 1777, the victories of the Battle of Saratoga and St.Leger at the Battle of Oriskany, brought back the hope to the Patriots and the enthusiasm in France to be in the American side. The Battle of Saratoga was important because the poor British strategy separating

  • Firefighting Requirements

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    Introduction While Ordnance safety and firefighting standards are the norm today, it took many fatal events, culminating in the loss of 134 lives onboard the USS Forrestal for these changes to become a priority. Every Navy leader should understand the importance of the origins surrounding Ordnance safety and firefighting standards because it prevents future loss of lives and ensure junior Sailors have the resources to fight the ship when needed. This paper will cover the events that lead to improved

  • The Battle Of Saratog The Major Turning Point Of The American Revolution

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    The Battle of Saratoga is considered to be the major turning point of the American Revolution. This battle proved to the world that the fledgling American army was an effective fighting force capable of defeating the highly trained British forces in a major conflict. As a result of this successful battle, the European powers, primarily France, took interest in the insurrection of the Americans and began to support them. In the British Campaign of 1777, Lord George Germain and Major General Burgoyne

  • Laurence M. Hauptman's Between Two Fires: American Indians in the Civil War

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    for them at the time. From generals to privets they stood there ground and fought with pride. Laurence M. Hauptman tells their story in his book Between Two Fires: American Indians in the Civil War Indians have fought in every war from the Battle of Oriskany in 1777 to the Gulf

  • Analysis of the Continental Army, the Oneida People and Thomas Hutchinson

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    Posterity chooses to view the American Revolution in a different light than many revolutionaries experienced it, for history is often mutable at the founding of a country. As revolutionary ideals blossomed, certain people were rejected from the pages of history. Many of them fought and bled for America, and one penned a history of his colony, but none were given historical shares of American independence. They were rejected from posterity’s heroic, romantic play of the American Revolution because

  • Causes of American War of Independence

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    The Causes of American War of Independence The American Revolutionary War (1775–1783), also known as the American War of Independence, was a conflict that erupted between Great Britain and revolutionaries within thirteen British colonies, who declared their independence as the United States of America in 1776. The war was the culmination of the American Revolution, a colonial struggle against political and economic policies of the British Empire. The war eventually widened far beyond British North

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