Unit Two: Revolution

  • The Boston Massacre

    The Boston Massacre
    Some British troops at the time were in America to enforce the Townshend Acts. A guy was fighting with one of the troops and a riot formed and one of the guys on the British fired and so did everyone else. Five peopole were killed.
  • The Battle of Lexington and Concord

    The Battle of Lexington and Concord
    the British were going to capture two men,but then Paul Revere found out and went through on his horse telling them bout how the British were planning an attack.When the British cmane to ttack the Americans were too. The Americans later won that battle
  • Battle of Bunker HIll

    Battle of Bunker HIll
    The Battle of Bunker HIll was the first major battle of the American Revolution. It is also known as Breeds Hill.The British were gaurding some hills and then Bostosn found out so went to them.Then British found out they were comming so they planned an attack. The British won.
  • Battle of NewYork

    Battle of NewYork
    The British cmae and were staying in New York,and they were making thier army forces stronger. So was George Washington and his army. The battle was over terriotory the British had lost alot and wanted more.At the end they got more.
  • The Declaration of Independence Signing

    The Declaration of Independence Signing
    The Declaration of INdependence was signed and written to tell everyone they are thier own country now. That they are no longer apart of England.
  • The Boston Tea Party

    The Boston Tea Party
    The British refused to give the Americans tea,so the colonists dressed up like Indian people and got on the ships and dumped tea into the harbor.
  • Battle of Trenton

    This war was against the Hessians and the British.It was very important for them to win,and the Americans won.
  • Battle of Princeton

    Battle of Princeton
    They had just won the battle of Tenton so they tought they were all good so they went and tried to attack in Princeton. But they ran into the british commander;the Americans won though.
  • Battle of Saratoga

    This battle was the first battle that the British gave up in. When th Americans won the French heard about it and were suprised,so they went to the Americans and told them they wanted to become their allies so they did.They secretly were the Americans allies.
  • Valley Forge

    Valley Forge
    No battle occured. This was just the Americans hard times the army was doing bad they almost gave up. It was a really harsh winter.
  • Battle of Yorktown

    Battle of Yorktown
    This battle was the Americans and French against Brtitish. It was also the last major battle of the American Revolution. The Americans and French won.
  • The Treaty of Paris

    The Treaty of Paris
    This was a meeting after the American Revolution.