Bunker hill

Revolutionary time period

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    Revolutionary war era

  • Sugar Act

    Sugar Act
    a law passed to edit the earlier molasses law by cutting the tax in half and raising measures to collect the tax. this help confine west indie trade to the parlament.
  • Stamp Act

    Stamp Act
    a tax to be paid for the transfer of certain documents. This was a way to make more revanue for britain.
  • Intolerable Acts (true date unkown)

    Intolerable Acts (true date unkown)
    The Intolerable Acts a series of five laws passed by the British in 1774 relating to colonies in America. The acts caused outrage and resistance in the Colonies and were important developments in the growth of the American Revolution. four were directed at the boston tea party hoping this would control the colonists.
  • Fights at Lexington & Concord

    Fights at Lexington & Concord
    About 700 British soldiers under Lt Colonel Francis Smith, were given secret orders to capture and destroy military supplies that were reportedly stored in Massachusetts at Concord. Through effective intelligence gathering, Patriots had know of the expedition, that their supplies might be at risk and moved them.
  • Second Continental Congress

    Second Continental Congress
    The 2nd Congress managed the colonial war effort, and moved incrementally towards independence, adopting the United States Declaration of Independence on 7/2/1776 and announcing independence on 7/41776. By raising armies, directing strategy, appointing diplomats, and making formal treaties, the Congress acted as the de facto national government of what became the United States
  • Battle of Bunker Hill

    Battle of Bunker Hill
    Untrained and low on ammunitiion americans repelled two british attacks killing over 1000 and only losing 400 men they proved untrained and out gunned people can win even when out numbered if they fought smart
  • Battle of Moore's Creek Bridge

    Battle of Moore's Creek Bridge
    The Battle of Moore's Creek Bridge was a battle of the American Revolutionary War fought near Wilmington, NC on 2/27/1776. The victory of NC Patriots over Scottish Loyalists helped build political support for the revolution and increased recruitment of additional soldiers into their forces.
  • Battle of YorkTown (ended on 10/19/1781)

    Battle of YorkTown (ended on 10/19/1781)
    a decisive victory by a combined assault of American forces led by General George Washington and French forces led by the Comte de Rochambeau over a British Army commanded by Lt General Lord Cornwallis. It was the last major land battle of the American Revolutionary War in North America, as the surrender of Cornwallis' army prompted the British eventually to negotiate an end to the conflict.