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The Battle of the Chesapeake

How We Became America: The Untold Story

The Battle of the Chesapeake was a fiercely fought sea battle between the British and French Navies. At stake wasn’t just control of the Chesapeake Bay, but the fate of the British Southern Campaign and the entire Revolutionary War. (Runtime 2:27)

This video was supported by a generous grant from Americana Corner and the American Battlefield Protection Program. For more information, visit Americana Corner.