WHAT'S INSIDE: REVOLUTIONARY WAR

The American Revolution was a conflict in which America fought to gain independence from the oppressive British monarchy. The topics covered in this section explain the history of the war and who some of the key people were.
  • Prelude to War
  • American Leaders
  • Battles & Incidents
  • British Leaders
  • Documents & Artifacts
  • Historical Landmarks
  • Organizations
  • Post-Revolutionary War

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Hooper, William (1742-1790), a Revolutionary War patriot and signer of the Declaration of Independence.

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