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CHRONICLE OF THE REVOLUTIONLIBERTY! THE SERIESPERSPECTIVES ON LIBERTYTHE ROAD TO REVOLUTION GAME
BOSTON 1774
PHILADELPHIA 1776
TRENTON 1776
SARATOGA 1777
YORKTOWN 1781
PHILADELPHIA 1791

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Read all about it! These newspaper Chronicles let you experience first-hand the excitement and uncertainty of the American Revolution as it happened. Click on a city to read about the riveting historical headlines that shaped the war and America.

BOSTON 1774 BOSTON 1774
The defiant act of dumping tea into Boston harbor has incited the British to close Boston's port and send troops to control Massachusetts. Will bitter relations between America and Britain continue to steep?

PHILADELPHIA 1776 PHILADELPHIA 1776
America declares independence and defies Britain, but the colonists' military fortitude may not be strong enough to defend such a daring proclamation.

TRENTON 1776 TRENTON 1776
Could the fervor of freedom be waning? As winter drones on, American troops tire of defeat and poor conditions in the face of their well-equipped enemy.

SARATOGA 1777 SARATOGA 1777
Hope may be reborn for Americans. Over 7,000 British soldiers surrendered at Saratoga, strengthening the chances of a French-American alliance.

YORKTOWN 1781 YORKTOWN 1781
The world turned upside down indeed! Britain has surrendered to Americans at Yorktown. The six and a half year struggle for independence may finally prove victorious for Americans.

PHILADELPHIA 1791 PHILADELPHIA 1791
What does it mean to be American? Today, Congress tried to answer that question with final passage of The Bill of Rights, which secures individual freedom for all citizens.

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