Geo. History Notes on London (11-12 PROJECT)
London is the biggest city in Britain and in Europe.
London occupies over 620 square miles
London has a population of 7,172,036 (2001)
About 12 per cent of Britains overall population live in London
Rev. War (facts)
Revolutionary War Fact 1
George Washington: George Washington (17321799) was the Commander-in-Chief of the army played a critical role in most of
the battles of the Revolutionary War
Revolutionary War Fact 2
The Continental Congress est
Rev. War (1)
When was the American Revolution?
The American Revolutionary War lasted from April 1775 to September 1783.
April 19, 1775 The first battles of the American Revolution were fought at Lexington
and Concord, marking the beginnings of armed confl
Rev. War (1)
The first man shot in the Boston Massacre was a black man named Crispus
About 5,000 African American men and boys fought in the war.
George Washington rarely had even 15,000 men under his command at a time.
Washington did not receive
George Washington (5)
In the summer of 1777, he mounted an offensive against Philadelphia. George
Washington moved in his army to defend the city and was defeated at the Battle of
Brandywine. Philadelphia fell two weeks later.
In the late summer of 1777,
George Washington (4)
He was selected a delegate to the First Continental Congress in March of 1775.
After the battles of Lexington and Concord in April of 1775, the political dispute between
Great Britain and her North American colonies escalated into an
George Washington (3)
It was a frustrating assignment. His health failed in the closing months of 1757 and he
was sent home with dysentery.
In 1758, Washington returned to duty on another expedition to capture Fort Duquesne. A
friendly fire incident took
George Washington (2)
For two years he was very busy surveying the land in Culpeper, Frederick and Augusta
counties. The experience made him resourceful and toughened his body and mind. It
also piqued his interest in western land holdings, an interest tha
George Washington (1)
George Washington was born on February 22, 1732, in Westmoreland County, Virginia.
Washington served as a general and commander-in-chief of the colonial armies during
the American Revolution, and later became the first president of t
"Believe it or Not" Ocean Facts
Powerful Properties & Provocative Peculiarities
Earth's ocean is very important to us; it covers almost three-quarters of our planet.
If all the ice in glaciers and ice sheets melted, the sea level would rise by about 80
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