American Revoltion

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  • Paul Revere's Ride

    This is when Paul Revere went on his midnight ride throughout New England warning about the approaching British. Paul Revere wasn't the only one riding and was joined by Prescott and Dawes.
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    American Revolution Timeline

    The war in the north between the American colonies and the British.
  • The Battle of Lexington and Concord

    This is the first all out battle between the British and colonies. At Lexington the American colonies were beaten badly and the pushed the fighting towards Concord. There the colonies were able to take down the British by gaining the advantage of the North Bridge and ended up pushing the British back where they came from.
  • Battle of Bunker Hill

    The British had settled on Bunker hill expecting for the colonies to come to fight them which the didn't untill the British moved on. The Americans found the forts empty on the hill and settled their ready for the British to attack.
  • Capture of Montreal

    The American colonies decided to invade Canada because of their growing hate for British rule. They took Montreal with ease and planned to take Quebec when the could.
  • Attack on Quebec

    Colonies marched on to Quebec to take the next Candian city. 300 men marched up river towards the city while 1,100 men marched the 350 miles on land. The fort there was heavily guarded and the british soon counter-attacked and won the battle.
  • Arrival of British in New York

    The British had to abbandon their fort in Boston and decided to head to New York led by General William Howe.
  • Signing of Decleration of Independence

    The American colonies were desperate for Independence so they decided to write the Decleration of Independence to completely detatch themselves from Britiain. The document was signed in Philidalphia by just about all of the delagats from each state.
  • Battle of Long Island

    The colonists under the comand of George Washington saw this attack by the British on Manhattan coming. When the British did attack General Washington retreated since they were so severly outnumbered.
  • Battle of White Planes

    General Washington was preparing on another attack by the British and was getting ready near the village of White Planes. The British one the battle and the Americans lost nearly 250 men.
  • The Battle of Trenton

    Washington leads the Americans across the Delware River going to meet the British in Trenton, New Jersey. The American army won this battle easily capturing most of the soldiers they were fighting. This boosted the american soldiers morale because of their severe losses in the past few months.
  • The Battle of Princeton

    Washington led the americans across the Delware once again to March towards Princton to destroy the waiting British. The american soldiers took out almost 500 soldiers in the British army and were able to push almost all of them out of Jersey.
  • The Capture of Fort Ticondaroga

    The British easily took this fort because of the Americans moving out in the night to safely get away in the dark.
  • The Battle of Fort Stanwix

    Although being severly outnumbered the americans were able to win this battle against the British. The only reason the British retreated was because Benedict Arnold bluffed that they had many men coming to help them soon.
  • The Battle of Brandywine

    The British won this battled to the considerable losses of the Americans. Losing 1000 and having 400 captured they had to admit defeat.
  • The Battle of Monmouth

    After staying in Valley Forge for months dealing with freezing weather and huge food shortages they had to deal with the largest battle in the revolution. With 13000 on each side the American soldiers ended up winning. This was the last major battle in the northen area.