Browse by Subject
Abbreviations
Actors
Aircraft
Architecture
Computer Viruses
Costume
Food & Drink
Gazetteer
General Information
Heraldry
Language
Latin
Medicine
Money
Movies
Music
Mythology
Nature
People
Recreation
Rocks & Minerals
SciTech
Shakespeare
Ships
Slang
Warfare

Free Photographs

Antiquarian Map Archive

Research Results For 'Conway Cabal'

CABAL

A cabal is a secret scheme or intrigue, hence the famous Conway Cabal in American history. The word also describes a secret group of a few people, usually for evil purposes.
Research Cabal
Search for Pictures and Maps Related to Cabal

CONWAY CABAL

The Conway Cabal was an intrigue by Gates, Lee, Mifflin, Wilkinson and others of George Washington's officers, in 1777, for the promotion of Brigadier-General Thomas Conway, contrary to George Washington's judgment. George Washington was accused of incompetence and partiality, and finally Congress was prevailed upon to promote Thomas Conway to major-general and inspector-general. In 1778 Thomas Conway was wounded in a duel and apologized to George Washington, confessing his wrong.
Research Conway Cabal
Search for Pictures and Maps Related to Conway Cabal

THOMAS CONWAY

Thomas Conway was a French soldier. He was born in 1733 and died in 1800. He went to the USA in 1777 and was made a brigadier-general. He was present at the Battle of Brandywine and at the Battle of Germantown. He was the leader of the 'Conway Cabal' conspiracy against George Washington, and was subsequently wounded in a duel fought with general John Cadwalader. Soon after he returned to France and was made Governor of Pondicherry.
Research Thomas Conway
Search for Pictures and Maps Related to Thomas Conway

 
©1993 - 2013 The New Society for the Diffusion of Knowledge

Southampton, United Kingdom

Home  Publishers  Map Archive  Picture Library  FAQ  Privacy Policy  Contact  Site Map