Consequently, the people of Florida were for the most part loyal to Great Britain during the War of American Independence.
The British slave trade reached its utmost extension shortly before the War of American Independence.
He joined Rodney in January 1781, and remained in the West Indies or on the coast of North America till the close of the War of American Independence.
His grandfathers and his father served in the War of American Independence.
The early history was rendered unquiet at times by wars with the Indians, the chief of which were the Pequot War in 1637, and King Philip's War in 16 75-7 6; and for better combining against these enemies, Massachusetts, with Connecticut, New Haven and New Plymouth, formed a confederacy in 1643, considered the prototype of the larger union of the colonies which conducted the War of American Independence (1 7758 3).