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* 1776 – 1789: The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire was published by Edward Gibbon
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* 1776 – American Revolutionary War: Ships of the Continental Navy fail in their attempt to capture a Royal Navy dispatch boat.
* 1776 – American Revolution: With the Halifax Resolves, the North Carolina Provincial Congress authorizes its Congressional delegation to vote for independence from Britain.
* 1776 – The Battle of Long Island: in what is now Brooklyn, New York, British forces under General William Howe defeat Americans under General George Washington.
* 1776 – American Revolutionary War: American forces are surprised in the Battle of Bound Brook, New Jersey.
Maria's sister, Elizabeth Branwell ( 1776 – 1842 ), moved to the parsonage, initially to nurse her dying sister, but she spent the rest of her life there raising the children.
* 1776 – American Revolutionary War: word of the United States Declaration of Independence reaches London.
* Ioannis Kapodistrias, the first leader of free modern Greece ( 1776 – 1831 ), had a large building erected ; intended as a barracks, it was subsequently used as a museum, a library and a school.
* 1776 – At The College of William and Mary, Phi Beta Kappa is founded and becomes the first American college fraternity.
His first wife, Juliet Macpherson ( c. 1776 – 1850 ), was a daughter of James Macpherson ( 1736 – 1796 ), a probable translator of Ossian poems.
Edvard Munch was related to painter Jacob Munch ( 1776 – 1839 ) and historian Peter Andreas Munch ( 1810 – 1863 ).
1776 and 1789
In 272 words, and three minutes, Lincoln asserted the nation was born not in 1789, but in 1776, " conceived in Liberty, and dedicated to the proposition that all men are created equal.
Two major revolutions occurred during the 18th century, in the United States ( 1776 ) and in France ( 1789 ), leading to the adoption of the United States Declaration of Independence and the French Declaration of the Rights of Man and of the Citizen respectively, both of which established certain legal rights.
Civic-national ideals influenced the development of representative democracy in countries such as the United States and France ( see the United States Declaration of Independence of 1776, and the Declaration of the Rights of Man and of the Citizen of 1789 ).
There are examples among United States historical documents: the end ( but not the beginning ) of the Declaration of Independence ( 1776 ) and all of the Constitution ( 1787 ) show nearly all nouns capitalized ; the Bill of Rights ( 1789 ) capitalizes a few common nouns but not most of them ; and the Thirteenth Constitutional Amendment ( 1865 ) only capitalizes proper nouns.
The founding of the British penal colony at Sydney Cove in 1788 was in the geopolitical context of the revolution in the American colonies in 1776 and a year before the French revolution of 1789.
The Norwegian constitution was inspired by the United States Declaration of Independence in 1776 and the French revolution in 1789 and the subsequent U. S. and French constitutions.
Citadel Hill hosted a three-story octagonal blockhouse from 1776 – 1789, covering a fourteen-gun battery.
The first clear application of the doctrine of national sovereignty was in the constitutions of the French Revolution ( 1789 – 1799 ); the United States, founded in 1776 had relied more on the theory of popular sovereignty and had been first a confederation and later a federation of the states that retained certain aspects of sovereignty vis a vis the nation.
Between 1776 and 1789, the United States emerged as an independent country, creating and ratifying its new constitution, and establishing its national government.
Cunningham's other brothers were the naval surgeon Peter Miller Cunningham ( 1789 – 1864 ) and the poet, Thomas Mounsey Cunningham ( 1776 – 1834 ).
It influenced a number of later documents, including the United States Declaration of Independence ( 1776 ), the United States Bill of Rights ( 1789 ), and the French Revolution's Declaration of the Rights of Man and of the Citizen ( 1789 ).
The family left Quebec four years after Colin Drummond ’ s death in 1776, and Gordon received his education at Westminster School in England before entering the British army as an ensign with the 1st Foot in 1789.
Samuel Allyne Otis ( son of James Otis, Sr., father of Harrison Gray Otis and brother of prominent revolutionary James Otis, Jr. and America's first female playwright Mercy Otis Warren ), a Delegate from Massachusetts ; born in Barnstable, Barnstable County, Mass., November 24, 1740 ; was graduated from Harvard College in 1759 ; engaged in mercantile pursuits in Boston ; member of the state house of representatives in 1776 ; member of the Board of War in 1776 ; collector of clothing for the Continental Army in 1777 ; member of the Massachusetts constitutional convention ; again a member of the state house of representatives 1784-1787 and elected speaker of the house in 1784 ; Member of the Continental Congress in 1787 and 1788 ; elected Secretary of the United States Senate on April 8, 1789, and served until his death in Washington, D. C., April 22, 1814 ; interment in Congressional Cemetery.
David Montagu Erskine ( 1776 – 1855 ) was a member of parliament and diplomat ; Henry David ( 1786 – 1859 ) was dean of Ripon ; Thomas ( 1788 – 1864 ) became a judge of the court of Common Pleas ; Esmé Steuart ( 1789 – 1817 ) fought at the battle of Waterloo where he lost an arm ( his widow Eliza married Admiral James Norton, who also lost an arm in action ).
The 1838 declaration was primarily inspired by the 1776 United States Declaration of Independence and the 1789 Declaration of the Rights of Man and of the Citizen, but it also included some other political ideas that were popular in the 19th century.
Richard Caswell ( August 3, 1729 – November 10, 1789 ) was the first and fifth governor of the U. S. State of North Carolina, serving from 1776 to 1780 and from 1784 to 1787.
Sparrman published several works, the best known of which is his account of his travels in South Africa and with Cook, published in English as A voyage to the Cape of Good Hope, towards the Antarctic polar circle, and round the world: But chiefly into the country of the Hottentots and Caffres, from the year 1772 to 1776 ( 1789 ).