It is ironic that Lord Dunmore offered freedom to any slaves that agreed to fight on the British side, while at the same time, the Colonists were claiming that they were being denied their freedoms.
Not only this, but notice that Lord Dunmore only offered such freedom to the slaves of his enemies! His own slaves and the slaves of Loyalists were not to be offered their own freedom.
A War About Slavery? Hmm.
While our current study is in the 18th century, follow the timeline through the 19th, 20th, and 21st centuries.