Several Americans were caught spying on the British and some were executed. Among the most famous was army captain Nathan Hale, a former schoolmaster who was hanged in New York City on September 22, 1776. He is famous for reportedly stating "My only regret is that I have but one life to lose for my country."
(*Note - this question is an imperfect copy of the related question)
The British fired the first shots of American Revolutionary War at Lexington, on April 18,1775.
He was the first person of African ancestry whose birth in a British North American colony is recorded.
The first American-British combat in the American Revolution took place 19 April 1775 at the Battle of Lexington and Concord (Massachusetts). American volunteers and militia fought off three attacks by British regular troops, only withdrawing when they ran short of ammunition and gunpowder for their muskets and cannons.
Britain. American ideas about liberty and free speech originally came from the British idea of democracy.
Dr. benjamin church
Dr. Benjamin Church, a member of the Massachusetts Congress and arguably the country's first Surgeon General, was arrested in 1775. As a medical officer, he had been privy to information about the Continental Army.He was tried, convicted and imprisoned for providing information to the British troops in Boston. He was replaced in the Massachusetts Provincial Congress by Dr. John Morgan. Released in 1778, he embarked for Martinique, but his ship was lost at sea. His wife and son received a pension from the British government.
Her first was Carry On Spying in 1964.
The Rosenbergs were involved in the Manhattan Project which designed and made the first atomic bomb. They spied for the Soviet Union and passed the information to the Soviet Union on how to make an atomic bomb. They were caught and were executed for spying. With the breakup of the Soviet Union, the great value of their spying to the Soviet Atomic Bomb program was revealed.
The American first fired upon the British at the Battle of Lexington on April 19, 1775. It was a small battle and the Americans inflicted no serious casualties on the British. The British scattered the Americans and marched on to Concord, where they were attacked by a stronger American force.
She was the first American winner of the Carnegie Medal for British children's books and the first person to win both the American Newbery Medal and the British Carnegie
Virginia was the first of British colonies to be settled in North America. It belonged to the British Empire and was located in the region known as the American South.