The War in the North

By jeremyl
  • Battle of Lexington and Concord

    The day after Paul Reveres midnight ride the mintue-man battled the British at Lexington and Concord. The Americans won the battle.
  • The Battle of Bunker Hill

    The Battle of Bunker Hill was fought with the Americans on the hill and the British attacking. The British had a lot of resistence but the Americans eventually ran out of supplies and lost the battle.
  • The Capture of Montreal

    With the British holding Montreal the Americans had to take it which they sucessfully captured, winning the battle.
  • The Battle in Quebec

    The Americans tried to take Quebec from the British but it was heavily fortified. The Americans didn't have cannons and the Britsh won the battle, holding onto Quebec.
  • The British Navy arrives in New York

    The British, having abandoned Boston, Move their navy to New York City.
  • Battle of Long Island

    The Americans tried to stop the British assault on New York but they failed, and retreated.
  • Battle of White Plains

    After Washington retreated from long island he regrouped at White Plains but the British drove them from the fields, winning another battle.
  • Something must be attempted to Revive our expiring credit

    This is a document from George Washington to Joseph Spencer.
  • "The American Crisis"

  • Battle of Trenton

    Geroge Washington crossed the Delaware River to attack mercenaries. They captured a lot of mercenaries and supplies and went back to the other side of the river
  • Battle of Princeton

    Geroge Washington crossed the Delaware River once again to attck the British, which they did sucessfully. inflicting more than 500 casualties on the British.
  • Some of the reports of the Continental Congress on the Conduct of the Enemy

  • Battle of Ticonderoga

    The British wanted to move south and Fort Ticonderoga was in the way. The mounted artillery on a nearby mountain and rained cannon fire on the fort. The British sucessfully took the fort.
  • Siege of Fort Stanwix

    The British tried to take Fort Stanwix but the defenders refused to give up and held them off, winning the battle.
  • Battle of Brandywine

    The British defeated the Americans by splting up their forces and forcing Washington to retreat.
  • Battle of Saratoga

    The Battle of Saratoga was acctually two different battles that the Americans won.
  • Piece from the diary of Albigence Waldo at Valley Forge

  • Excerpts from a letter from George Washington to the Continental Congress

  • Excerpt from a letter from George Washington to John Banister

  • Battle of Monmouth

    The British were marching for New York when the Americans attacked them. Both sides lost a lot of men but the AMericans won the overall battle.