Events leading to the Revolutionary War

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  • Boston Massacre

    Boston Massacre
    British shot at 5 colonist, all of the 5 colonist died.
  • Boston tea party

    Boston tea party
    Colonist dressed up as Indians and dumped many creates of tea into the harbor.
  • Battle of Lexington and Concord

    8 minute men died, not many british people died.
  • Battle of Bunker Hill

    Battle of Bunker Hill
    Colonist were extremly out numbered. British won the battle.
  • Declaration of Independence

    Declaration of Independence
    The signing of all representatives on the DOI.
  • Crossing the Delaware River

    George Washington crossed the freezing and death reaching water. They surprised the british.
  • Surrender at Yorktown

    Washington surprised the british General Cornwallis with an attack in Yorktown instead of New York. Cornwallis surrenderd.
  • Treaty of Paris

    War ended, offically ending the 8 year war, almost 2 years after Cornwallis's surrender.
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    1770-1783