Some of the other tribes were with the British. In the summer of 1763 Pontiac sent attacks on the British. There were only two forts that the British remained. Those two forts were Fort Pitt and Fort Detroit. In march 1764 Governor Murray tried to reclaim the forts.
On July 1st - 3rd of 1863 approximately 160,000 men were involved in the largest battle of the Civil War and the largest battle ever fought in North America in a small town in Pennsylvania, Gettysburg. Of the 160,000 men the 85,000 northerners outnumbered the 75,000 strong southerners. The battle is considered the most important engagement of the American Civil War and a turning point in favor of the north. After the fighting had ended, the Union in total had 23,049 casualties and the Confederacy had 28,063, a great Union victory.
The Civil War began on April 12,1861 and ended on April 9, 1865. This four year battle had more than 50 major battles occurred during this tragic time in history. On March 6, 1862 - March 8, 1862 an important battle took place that left the Union Army with a good strategical position for the rest of the war. This battle was fought in Pea Ridge, Arkansas. This battle is known as the The Battle of Pea Ridge.
The Battle of the Bulge happen on December 16, 1944. During this battle the axis power was trying to split the allies or means of a surprise attack. The Germans attacked with about 250,000 soldiers against the allies 80,000 men. A trick the Germans used was by putting english speaking germans so the
The Vietnam War was also known as the Second Indochina War. More than three million people including 58,000 Americans were killed. It was a very long a costly war (like most). The Vietnam began in 1954 and lasted until 1975 when President Nixon ordered the withdrawal of our U.S. forces. The North Vietnamese government and the Viet
On a cold winter’s day (February 29), the town of Deerfield, Massachusetts was in for the shock of its life (pg. 64). Hundreds of French and Indian individuals invaded this town with tremendous force resulting in a horrific outcome for its habitants (pg. 64). Many were slaughtered, taken captive, and some tried their hardest to get away from the attackers as quickly as possible (pg. 64). Some of the most prominent captives taken from Deerfield were Reverend John Williams and his family (more specifically his daughter Eunice and son Samuel) (pg. 66).
The first crusade lasted for 3 years (1096-1099). The first part was called The siege of Antioch. Godfrey of Bouillon, Duke of Lorraine, and Tancred, "the mirror of knighthood," were among the most noted of the leaders of the different divisions of the army. The expedition numbered about 700,000 men, of whom fully 100,000 were mailed knights.
The first battle at Fort Sumter, there were five hundred and eighty soldiers,
COMPARE AND CONTRAST Have you ever heard of the Amercian and French Revolution? The American revolution starts in 1765 to 1783 and it was Mostly fought in the 13 colonies. The French Revolution started in 1789 to 1799 and was fought all around the world. I will talk a about the abuses of power, the documents and the outcomes of both the American and the French Revolution.
The seven years war or the more common name the French and Indian war had a profound impact on the balance of power between The English empire, French, and North America. Before the seven years war the French and English had very similar amounts of power over the North American territory. The British had full control over the 13 colonies while the French had much of what control of what now is know as Canada along with the unsettled territory in Mississippi. The war Lasted between 1754 and 1763 this is one of the very first global war due to the fact that The British empire and France had many colonize which caused fighting in Europe, India, and America, and at sea. In North America, imperial rivals Britain and France struggled for supremacy.
The Battle of Antietam is viewed as the bloodiest day ever, with more than 23,000 warriors injured, killed, or missing. The Battle of Antietam occurred close Antietam Creek in Sharpsburg, Maryland. The fight was battled on September 17 1862. A large portion of the war had been battled in Virginia, as of right now.
On January 8, 1815, American leader General Andrew Jackson led the Americans and he had 5,000 men. Of the 5,000 men Jackson had, there was more than 2,000 more on the British side. Major-General Edward Pakenham led 7,500 soldiers in the battle. Surprisingly, the Americans won the battle. And you’re going to find out how in the next few paragraphs.
The Siege of Yorktown , most known as the Battle of Yorktown , which was a military conflict between Great Britain and 13 colonies in North America during the revolutionary war , October 9,1781 at the battle field in Yorktown , Virginia . The battle was a great victory for the colonists . This was where Lord Cornwallis the British general surrendered to George Washington general of the Continental Army and De Rochambeau general of the French Army . The British army was defeated . There were 8,800 Americans , 7,800 French and 6,000 British .
Andrew Jackson was the seventh president of the United States from 1828 to 1836. He also a war hero that defeated the Creek warriors (allies of the British) in the War of 1812, he also led 5000 soldiers to defeat 7500 British in New Orleans, over 2,000 British soldiers, perished in the battle, while only 13 Americans were killed. He had been a national hero. He received the thanks of Congress and a gold medal. In 1824, he was nominated for the U.S. presidency, he was the most popular candidate but he lost the election.
When you here the name George Rogers Clark you probably wouldn’t know who it is right off the top of your head. Well he is remembered as the heroic Revolutionary War commander and that he also led a force of frontiersman through the numbing waters of the Illinois countryside so he could capture a British-held named Fort Sackville during February of 1779 (National Park Service). The capture of Fort Sackville was by far his most dramatic accomplishment. He continued exertions throughout the war (National Park Service). During the war he put a lot of effort into building forts along the Mississippi and Ohio rivers.