Major Battles of the Revolutionary War by Megan Carter

  • Battle of Lexington and Concord

    Americans won, it started the revolution.
    The "shot heard around the world"
  • Battle of Bunker Hill

    It took place a Breeds hill. The patriots proved they wouldn't give up easy. The british capture the Charleston peninsula.
  • Battle of Trenton and Princeton

    The patriots beat the british at Trenton, New Jersey. It was a big morale boost.
  • Battle of New York

    The british captured New York and fort washington was destroyed.
  • Battle of Philadelphia

    British won.
  • Battle of Saratoga

    This battle took place in New York and the Americans won. This battle effected the patriots because the French was now their ally.
  • Battle of Vincennes

    The americans won and captured Vincennes. It cut the british off from their spanish allies in Louisiana.
  • Battle of Charleston

    This british victory in South Carolina made the british focus on the south for loyalists support.
  • Battle of Camden

    The british won at South Carolina. This insured their hold on Carolina.
  • Battle of Kings Mountain

    The americans won in South Carolina. They gained support for independence.
  • Battle of Cowpens

    The americans won in South Carolina. They gained land controlled by british.
  • Battle of Yorktown

    The americans won at Virginia and it was a important battle in winning the revolutionary war. They captured the british army under Cornwallis.