unit 2

  • Boston Massacre

    Boston Massacre
    On march 5 1770 British regulars fired opon a mob and killed five colonists. It happend because the colonists were getting mad at the british troops coming to america.
  • Boston Tea Party

    Boston Tea Party
    The Boston officals refused to send back three ships of taxed tea to Britian. Then colonists raided the ships and destroyed to tea aboard by dumping it in to the harbor.
  • Battle of Lexington and Concord

    Battle of Lexington and Concord
    British commander General Thomas Gage sent 700 British troops to destroy colonial ammunition and guns. The British were only able to destroy part of the wepons because towns people hid them the night before. Then the milita followed and shot at the British on their way back to Boston.
  • Battle of Bunker Hill

    Battle of Bunker Hill
    Battle of Bunker hill mainly took place on and around Breeds hill. The British assaulted Americans two times with significant casualties. Then the British took the hill on thrid assult.
  • Battle of New York

    Battle of New York
    British troops landed on Staten Island and over the next six weeks the number of troops numbered over 32,000. Both American forces and British forces fought for New York until the Winter months of 1777.
  • Declaration of independence singing

    Declaration of independence singing
    The second continental approved the declaration of independence but it was not signed until almost a month later.
  • Battle of Trenton

    Battle of Trenton
    The British cornered 2,400 American troops so washington crossed the Deleware in little boats to extract them.
  • Battle of Princeton

    Battle of Princeton
    Lieutant Colonel Charles Mawhood forces were destroying George Washingtons Forces and most of them were retrating so he rode into the middle of the battle a rallied his troops. The American reinforcements forced Mahood to call retreat.
  • Battle of Saratoga

    Battle of Saratoga
    The Battle of Saratoga was fought between september 19 and october 7. The battle of saratoga decidid the fate of John Burgoyons army. The British and Americans fight each other until the surrender of the John Burgoyn.
  • Valley Forge

    Valley Forge
    Washington moved all of his forces to Valley Forge For the winter. They made more than a thousand huts but they did not provide the best shelter. Many people died from diesase and sickness. Then Washington brought in Friedrich von steuben to drill and instruct the men to become a real army.
  • Battle of Yorktown

    Battle of Yorktown
    The Battle of York town was the last major batttle of the war. Washington and the French traped Cornwallis in Yorktown. They fired apon the city untill Cornwallis surrendered.
  • Treaty of Paris

    Treaty of Paris
    The signing of the Treaty of Paris ended the Revotionary War.