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Battles of saratoga
the series of conflicts that led to the surrender of the british general Burgoyne and his troops at saratoga
privately owned ship that a wartime government gives permission to attack an enemy's merchant ships
a 14-year-old african american sailor who later became famous for his efforts to end slavery
John Paul Jones
continental officer and commander of the Bonhomme Richard who won the most famous sea battle of the war
Battle of Yorktown
The last major battle of the war, in which American and French troops bombarded Yorktown and forced Cornwallis to surrender his army.
an african american woman who sued for her freedom in a Massachusetts court and won
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