unit 2: revolution

  • Boston Massacre

    Boston Massacre
    The people in Boston where mad at Britten for taxing them. The towns people threw snow and ice balls at solders The solders fired into the mob and killed 5 colonest. Paul .R drew a picture of the event sent it to to the colonies. All 13 colonies where outraged about the killing of 5 conolist that where (unarmed).
  • Boston Tea Party

    Boston Tea Party
    The people of Bostan threw 342 chest of tea into the bay at night. They dressed up as native Americans so no one knew who they where. The damage that they did cost 3/4 million dollars in present day money.Not a single American colonist had a cup of tea after that.
  • Battle of Bunker Hill June 17, 1775

    Americans attacked the British by surprise. General William made a mistake and didn't push the Americans out to sea instead he sent his solders up a hill.Americans ran out of ammoand had to retreat.The british won but they lost more men thean the americans.The British had 1,054 dead or wounded British sent three waves of men at the Americans.
  • Battle of Lexington & Concord

    The battle of Lexington and Concord is knowen as where the shot heard around the world. It happend when the brittish soligers where marching from Boston to Concord to to confincate the militals hidden wepons, but the americans took almost all of the wepons and hid them wheree the brittish wouldnt find them.
  • Battle of New York

    warshington was forced to rertreat from long island. americans fell apart the hessans where running at them with banoets and the americans gunpower was wet. so the americans lost,and rettreated.
  • Declaration of Independence Signing

    Declaration of Independence Signing
    It was how the 4th of July was started.it was writen by Tomas Jeffrason.it declars our independance and our rights too.
  • Battle of Trenton

    Warshington needed a victory so he siliently crossed the Delaware river that had huge chunks of ice floting in it in the middle of the night. then he captured the hessans at there bace . It was a much needed victory he capturd 900 hessans. and had little calishlites.
  • Battle of Princeton

    It gave the americans the hope thy needed.the americans started to retreat but Washington rode into the battle field and yelled at the men to hold there ground and not retreat. That gave the americans the extra streangth to win the battle.
  • Battle of Saratoga

    The battle ended howe's plan to split colonies in two and starve the conlies. it battle was decied by a foolish move made by a Brittish general John Burgoyne.57000 British soldiers surrendered. and the France oferd sppourt after the battle.
  • Valley Forge

    Valley Forge
    2000 americans died, many people also deserted the army. The shelters/tents went ventilated very well many people didn't use thembecause they got full of smoke when you tryed to heat them.Von Steuben trained the american soldiers very well. by the end of the winter Washington had a real army and not just a big milita.
  • Battle of Yorktown

    Battle of Yorktown
    Washington closed in on Cornwallis at Yorktown from 3 directions. meanwhile the french navey stoped cornwallis from retreating.

    The surrender often marks the end of the war.
  • Treaty of Paris

    Treaty of Paris
    offficaly ended the war.Officaly reconised america. Created our nations borders.