Continental Congress - This group begins the function of sovereignty, although each colony governs itself.
Boston - The story begins in this town where the Americans have driven out the British.
Philadelphia - This town serves as the country's capital at this time.
Manhattan - The rebel armies suffer several crushing defeats on this island.
Staten Island - The British and Hessian troops land on this island.
Long Island - A battle named after this location is fought here in the summer of 1776.
Fort Lee - This location in New Jersey is where the American army retires after the fall of New York.
Trenton - The battle at this location is the first big victory for the American cause, and is the pivotal point for the war.
Delaware River - The Americans do here what the British and Hessian troops think is impossible while weather conditions are...
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