Unit 2: Revolution

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  • Boston Masssacre

    Boston Masssacre
    This lead to the death of five civilians. A riot had started, and the British soldiers got so tired with it, that they ended up firing their guns.
  • Boston Tea Party

    Boston Tea Party
    Colonists in Boston were against the British's taxing of the tea, so they borded the ships that the cargo was on, and destroyed the tea. They did it by throwing it in the Boston Harbor. They destroyed 342 chests of tea.
  • Battle of Lexington & Concord

    Battle of Lexington & Concord
    This was the first battle of the Revolutionary War, The British lost this battle, so the Americans won. It was fought in Middlesex Counrty, Massachusetts.
  • Battle of Bunker Hill

    Battle of Bunker Hill
    This battle was one of the most important colonial victories in the war. It took place around Breed's Hill. Sometimes, it is referred to as the "Battle of Breed's Hill".
  • Battle of New York

    Battle of New York
    This battle took place in New York. It started when the British recaptured New York. It all started when the British went out to conquer the colonies.battle of new york
  • Declaration of Independence Signing

    Declaration of Independence Signing
    The declaration is what made all the colonies one counrty. By signing it, it declared our independence. It was signed by 56 people.
  • Battle of Trenton

    Battle of Trenton
    It was fought in Treton, New Jersey. It was won by Washington and the Americans.
  • Battle of Princeton

    Battle of Princeton
    This battle was lost by the British in Princeton, New Jersey. The timespan that the battle was fought is now called the Ten Crucial Days. [Dec. 25 - Jan 3]
  • Battle of Saratoga

    Battle of Saratoga
    This is actually more than one battle. It was two battles, but they were fought 18 days apart and on the same land. It was an American victory.
  • Valley Forge

    Valley Forge
    Valley Forge is where Washington's army had stayed during the winter. Then, Friedrich Von Steuben came along and trained them during the spring.
  • Battle of Yorktown

    Battle of Yorktown
    The Battle of Yorktown is also known as the Seige of Yorktown. It was the last major battle of the war. British had more losses than the americans, and what was left over of the British were taken prisoner.
  • Treaty of Paris

    Treaty of Paris
    The Treaty of Paris is what ended the Revolutionary War. It brought peace between the British and the United States.