revolution

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soldier of the American Revolution whose troops helped capture Fort Ticonderoga from the British (1738-1789) Allen , Ethan Allen
revolution of the American colonies against Great Britain; 1775-1783 American Revolution , American Revolutionary War , American War of Independence , War of American Independence
nationalist leader in the American Revolution and in the creation of the United States American Revolutionary leader
political and social system that no longer governs (especially the system that existed in France before the French Revolution) ancien regime
time of the earth's revolution from perihelion to perihelion again; 365 days and 6 hr and 13 min and 53.1 sec anomalistic year
American general during the American Revolution (1745-1796) Anthony Wayne , Mad Anthony Wayne , Wayne
terrorist group organized in 1970 to overthrow the Japanese government and monarchy and to foment world revolution; is said to have close ties with Palestinian terrorists Anti-Imperialist International Brigade , Japanese Red Army , JRA
United States general and traitor in the American Revolution; in 1780 his plan to surrender West Point to the British was foiled (1741-1801) Arnold , Benedict Arnold
time for the earth to make one revolution around the sun, measured between two vernal equinoxes astronomical year , equinoctial year , solar year , tropical year
fortress built in Paris in the 14th century and used as a prison in the 17th and 18th centuries; it was destroyed July 14, 1789 at the start of the French Revolution Bastille
battle in the American Revolution; Americans under Daniel Morgan defeated the British battle of Cowpens , Cowpens
pitched battle in New Jersey during the American Revolution (1778) that ended with the withdrawal of British forces Battle of Monmouth , Battle of Monmouth Court House , Monmouth Court House
battle during the American Revolution (1777); the British under Burgoyne were defeated battle of Saratoga , Saratoga
printer whose success as an author led him to take up politics; he helped draw up the Declaration of Independence and the Constitution; he played a major role in the American Revolution and negotiated French support for the colonists; as a scientist he is Benjamin Franklin , Franklin
revolution against James II; there was little armed resistance to William and Mary in England although battles were fought in Scotland and Ireland (1688-1689) Bloodless Revolution , English Revolution , Glorious Revolution
Marxist-Leninist terrorist organization that arose out of a student protest movement in the late 1960s; wants to separate Italy from NATO and advocates violence in the service of class warfare and revolution; mostly inactive since 1989 BR , Brigate Rosse , Red Brigades
British general in the American Revolution who captured Fort Ticonderoga but lost the battle of Saratoga in 1777 (1722-1792) Burgoyne , Gentleman Johnny , John Burgoyne
Scottish historian who wrote about the French Revolution (1795-1881) Carlyle , Thomas Carlyle
(usually elliptical) path described by one celestial body in its revolution about another celestial orbit , orbit
lake in northeastern New York, northwestern Vermont and southern Quebec; site of many battles in the French and Indian War and in the American Revolution and in the War of 1812 Champlain , Lake Champlain
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