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The Human Story of a Revolution
Set in the year of its title, 1776 explores the events leading
up to the American Revolution. With an emphasis on the
military events over the political side of the revolution, 1776
details at great length the triumphs and struggles of its
leaders and the battles that were won and lost.
March 4-5: The Battle of Dorchester Heights
The Continental Army fortified Dorchester Heights with
cannons and trenches, putting it at a strategic advantage
to take Boston and causing the British army to flee.