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Unit 2 Timeline

  • Boston Massacre

    Boston Massacre
    They Britsh troops were in Boston and they were unwelcome then the riot started 50 citizens attacked the britsh.
  • Boston Tea Party

    Boston Tea Party
    When the britsh went to boston and dump all of the tea in the habor and people who got in the way they were tared and fethered.
  • Battle of lexington and concord

    Battle of lexington and concord
    About 700 British Army Groups, under Lieutenant Colonel Francis Smith, were given secret orders to capture and destroy military supplies that were reportedly stored by the Massachusetts militia at Concord.
  • Battle of Bunker Hill

    Battle of Bunker Hill
  • Declaration of Independence Signing

    Declaration of Independence Signing
    Congress wrote the Declaration of Independence in the morning of a bright, sunny, but cool Philadelphia day. John Dunlap prints the Declaration of Independence. These prints are now called "Dunlap Broadsides." Twenty-four copies are known to exist, two of which are in the Library of Congress.
  • Batle of New York

    Batle of New York
    The British slowly followed. It took Howe ten days to arrive in White Plains. There, on October 28th, the British troops captured Chattertons Hill, to the right of American lines. Washington soon withdrew to New Castle, and Howe did not follow.
  • Battle of Trenton

    Battle of Trenton
    Because the river was icy and the weather bad, the crossing was dangerous. Two men were unable to cross the river, leaving Washington and the 2,400 men under his command alone in the assault. The army marched 9 miles south to Trenton. The Hessians had lowered their guard, thinking they were safe from the American army, and did not post a dawn sentry. After having a Christmas feast, they fell asleep.
  • Battle of princeton

    Battle of princeton
    Following the surprise of the Hessians under Colonel Rall at Trenton on 26th December 1776, General Washington with drew to the west bank of the Delaware River. He intended to return with in a few days and attempt a recovery of New Jersey from the British. Meanwhile, hearing of the Trenton success, Brigadier Cadwalader crossed the river to the east bank where he found his force to be unsupported.
  • Valley Forge

    Valley Forge
    The men were under cover withbin six weeks, and three days. The first properly built hut appeared in three days. One other hut, which took 80 logs, and whose timber had to be collected from miles away, went up in one week with the use of only one axe.
  • Treaty of paris

    Treaty of paris
    To establish such a beneficial and satisfactory intercourse between the two countries upon the ground of reciprocal advantages and mutual convenience as may promote and secure to both perpetual peace and harmony.