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Wars, Battles & Rebellions
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|American Fleet Defeated The defeat of the American fleet under
Benedict Arnold, off Crown Point in Lake Champlain, New York, during the Revolutionary War,
|British Squadron A British squadron on Lake Champlain, later
|Cornwallis Surrenders The surrender of Lord Cornwallis at
Yorktown, 1781, when Britain's main army in Virginia was cut off and surrounded, spelled the
effective end of the Revolutionary War.
|1783 Loyalist Fleet Following the American Revolutionary War,
thousands of Loyalists came in convoys out of New York to Atlantic Canada.
|British Departure An artist's reconstruction of a final boatload of
British troops leaving New York, 1783.
|Death of Montgomery A romanticized version of the
unsuccessful 1775-1776 winter assault on Quebec City by American forces under General
Richard Montgomery, who died at the approaches to Lower Town.
|Quebec City A view of Quebec city and its ramparts, including a
few burned-out houses in the foreground, after the American attack in 1775.
|Fallen Timbers A plan of the battle of Fallen Timbers, 1794,
showing the battle in which the Americans decisively defeated the Indians. Print published in B.J.
Lossing's The Pictorial Field-Book of the War of 1812.
|Battle of Queenston Heights Plan of the Battle of Queenston
Heights during the War of 1812.
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