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Captain Perry, the Battle of Lake Erie and the War of 1812

On this day in 1813 Captain Oliver Hazard Perry leads the first unqualified victory over a British naval squadron in history. His U.S. fleet of…

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The Revolutionary War and the Treaty of Paris

On this day in 1783, the Treaty of Paris, defining the legal conclusion of the American Revolutionary War, is signed in France. In attendance were…

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