Daniel at the Siege of Boston, 1776, is a book authored by Laurie Calkhoven. I have used this book for a number of years with our 4th grade social studies unit on the Revolutionary War, and I love this book! It grabs you and pulls you back in time to live alongside Daniel during this critical time in our
The Battle of Brandywine was fought September 11, 1777, during the American Revolution. Landing at Head of Elk, Gen. Sir William Howe marched north with the goal of capturing Philadelphia. Opposed by American forces at the Battle of Brandywine, the British won clear victory after turning the enemy flank.
The Battle of Saratoga took place on October 7, 1777. This event was the defeat of the Hessian and British on Freeman's Farm. The forced the Hessians mercenaries to retreat, but Arnold had gotten shot in the leg. This war was extremely important because it was the turning point of the Revolutionary War, and it made the British Realize that the colonies might win this war.