Unit 2: Revolution

  • Boston Massacre

    Boston Massacre
    The towns people were forming a crowd to rebel the townshead acts. When the British soliders formed up, one was struck by a club and then he fired into the crowd of people.
  • Boston Tea Party

    Boston Tea Party
    The Americans were getting furious with the British for charging so much for the tea. One night a bunch of Americans dressed up as Native Americans and boarded tea ships and dumped 342 chests of te over board.
  • Battle of Lexington & Concord

    Battle of Lexington & Concord
    The Americans had a stockpile of weapons and ammo in a town called concord. When the British general got herd of it, he sent a group of men to seiz it.
  • Battle of Bunker Hill

    Battle of Bunker Hill
    The town nere Bunker Hill there were hundreds of British troops. The colonial army made a fort there and it took the British three waves of troops to get the hill.
  • Declaration of Independence Signing

    Declaration of Independence Signing
    The second contintal congress felt that Jefferson should write the Declaration. It was to let the Americans to be its own independent country and ruled by the British.
  • Battle of New York

    Battle of New York
    The British left Boston to seiz Long Island. The Americans had a bunch of deffence, but the British made their way through them and 4000 men made their way aroud and took them out from the back.
  • Battle of Trenton

    Battle of Trenton
    On December 26 Washington lead 2,400 men across the Delawere River to catch the hessins off-guard. After the battle Washington had to pay to keep 1,300 men still inlisted.
  • Battle of Princeton

    Battle of Princeton
    When the continental army won the battle of Trenton it made more people join and made the britsh more angry. The british lead a attack to go for the base but washington circled around and won.
  • Battle of Saratoga

    Battle of Saratoga
    The generals in the north were going to trap the Americans, but Howe didnt get then message soon enoughf. Which lead to the British surenduring there.
  • Valley Forge

    Valley Forge
    Washington had his men make a camp in an area that they called Valley Forge. This would let them eep an eye on the British forces, plus the Americans were not equied with the best clothes or food.
  • Battle of Yorktown

    Battle of Yorktown
    General Cornwallis fortified himself in Yorktown with 7,400 men. The combined forces of the Americans on French Traped him and made him surrender.
  • Treaty of Paris

    Treaty of Paris
    The diplomats of Adams, Franklin, and Jay went to Paris to sign the treaty to end the war. This also alowed them to go and build all the way to the Mississippi River.