Key battles of the Revlutionary War

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  • Lexington and concord

    Lexington and concord
    first shots of the war were fired there.
    was called the shot heard round the World.
    Before this battle they Named George Washington the General of the war.
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    American revolution

  • Fort Ticonderoga

    Fort Ticonderoga
    On the night of May 9, 1775, about 100 men crossed Lake Champlain and at dawn they slipped into the Fort. Most of the few British soldiers garrisoned there were still asleep. As they entered the officers' quarters, Ethen Allen said "in the name of the Great Jehovah and the Continental Congress." to the commander of the fort.The commander of the fort appeared and quickly surrendered the fort.
  • The battle of Bunker hill

    The battle of Bunker hill
    First Official battle of the War.
    Significant battle for the Americans.
    Major damage to the British.
    demonstrated power of a wall against the British.
    Showed the Americans they needed Allies.
    Gave a huge Message to the British
    British Lost a lot of People
  • Trenton

  • The battle of saratoga

    The battle of saratoga
    For more info click here!!!The turning Point of the war for the Patriots.
    America Won
    after this battle the French helped the Americans.
    the British tried to split the colonies in half at the Hudson River
    France Gave a navy to the Americans
    Got a good rifleman to start this Battle.
    British lost 700 men at the start then 600 more men Killed captured or wounded.
    General Bergoin surrendered
  • Charalston

    For more info look here!British lost the first attempt because of the tides.
    British Won the second attempt.
    Port was Blockaded by the British for many days.
    Used the hit and run Tactics.
    It fell to the British The general was a guy named Lincoln.
  • The battle of Cowpens

    The battle of Cowpens
    For more info click here!!!
    Important battle in South Carolina.
    Showed the cooperation of the regular Continental Army and the irregular partisan forces.
    The partisans led the attack and then fled the field, tricking the British regulars into thinking that the Americans were retreating.
    Instead the partisans lured the British forces into range of the regular American army.
    The British were soundly defeated and retreated northward toward Virginia.
  • The battle of Yorktown

    The battle of Yorktown
    Ending Battle
    The french assisted the The U.S.
    Used a Bayonet to beat lookout 9 and 10
    The British had to lay down all weapons at the end of the battle.
    The British where surrounded by the Americans.