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Can you name the people and events of the early US revolution?

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Commander of the British forces in 1776
Punishing victory for the British which captures Charlestown
British take Long Island by outflanking the Americans at night
First military engagements of the war
Along with Paul Revere, rode out from Boston to warn the Americans at Lexington and Concord
Brought artillery from Fort Ticonderoga to Dorchester Heights
Popular general from Connecticut known for his reckless courage
Decisive British victory which captured a fort on the Hudson side of Manhattan and 2,837 American soldiers
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Americans crossed the Deleware and captured 900 Hessians
British general who failed to capture Charleston, SC and constantly pestered his commander
Most experienced American general and Washington's chief rival
Washington's most trusted general
King of Great Britain
Author of The Crisis: 'These are the times that try men's souls...'
Chairman of the war committee in the Continental Congress
Taking place in Manhattan, Washington's first battlefield victory

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