Who's Who and Where's Where in the American Revolution?

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People
George
Washington
Anthony
Wayne
Benedict
Arnold
John
Burgoyne
Marquis de
Lafayette
Charles
Cornwallis
Places

Lexington
and Concord

Fort
Ticonderoga
Philadelphia
Valley
Forge
Saratoga
Yorktown

 

Pictures

 

Significance
I was a high-ranking British general. I was forced to surrender my army after it was surrounded following the Battle of Saratoga.
I was appointed Commander-in-Chief of the Continental Army. I lost many battles, but I eventually won the war. Perhaps my greatest victory was simply "keeping an army in the field."
The fighting at these two small Massachusetts villages in April 1775 was the beginning of the Revolutionary War (American Revolution or War for Independence).
This Pennsylvania city was where the Continental Congress met. The building they met in is known as Independence Hall, because it was there that the Declaration of Independence was signed.
At the beginning of the war I was a strong Patriot. I was the hero of the attack on Quebec and the Battle of Saratoga. Later, however, I became unhappy with Congress and turned traitor.
I was a high-ranking British general. My surrender at Yorktown in 1781 marks the end of the Revolutionary War.
I came from France to help the Americans win independence and liberty. I became a general who helped Washington win the war.
This fort in northern New York controlled access to Lake Champlain. Early in the war it was captured by the Patriots, who took many of its cannon to drive the British out of Boston. Later in the war it was recaptured by the British.
This village in northeastern New York was the location of the battle that would prove the "turning-point" of the war. The American victory here persuaded the French to enter the war against England.
I earned my nickname, "Mad Anthony," because of my daring attacks on the British. As the war progressed I became one of Washington's most trusted generals. A county in upstate New York is named after me.
It was at this site in Virginia that the Revolutionary War came to an end in 1781. It happened when a British army under the command of General Lord Charles Cornwallis was surrounded by a combined American and French army and forced to surrender.
The suffering of Washington's army at this Pennsylvania location during the winter of 1777-'78 was a testament to the courage of the American soldiers, evidence of their faith in Washington, and an indication of how strongly they believed in their cause.