American Revolution

  • Patrick Henry's "Give me Liberty, or Give me Death" speech

    Patrick Henry's "Give me Liberty, or Give me Death" speech
    Patric Henry give the famos speech " Give me Liberty or Give me Death.
  • The Battles begin

    General Gabe orders 700 troops to destroy the colinies wepons depo.
  • Lexington and Concord (The British)

    Lexington and Concord (The British)
    minate men of the colinies were called to the town square to fend off the british in the wee hours of the morning.
    the british where suprised that the farmers that where minate men where going to face the strongest army in the world ar the time face to face. the start of the war.
  • Troops on the move

    13600 troops are ordered to be moblized.
  • The Second Continental Congress

    The Brittish storm Bosten again.This time they succeed and took over Boston forcing the Continental Congress to create the Continental Army.
  • George Washington

    George Washington
    George Washington was named Commander and Chief of the Continental Army. He will lead the army to victory of the war.
  • Bunker Hill (English)

    Bunker Hill (English)
    The British were shocked to find out trhat the Colinies beat them to Breed's Hill and had to fight their way up the hill so that they can have a high posision over Boston.
    The Colonies held off the the British for three waves and then they ran out of ammunition and were forced to retreat.
  • Common Sense

    Common Sense
    Thomas Paine wrote Common Sense to try to convince more of the Colinists to fight for their rights in America.
  • Virginia declares rights

    Virginia assembled at a free convention to determin which rights pertained to them and their posterity.
  • The First Virginia Constitution

    This is the first draft of the Constitution that was sent to the King of England.This draft consisrws of the complaints that the American Colonists, which they wanted to be fixed by becoming a free and independent nation.
  • Declaration of Independence

    Declaration of Independence
    The declaration of the the 13 states that they would be independent.
  • Fights over seas. (British)

    The Americans lose another battle, but this time they lose over seas. They lost 8 of the 23 ships that they had.
  • Retreat (British)

    The Americans retreat from White Plains, New York. British casualties (~300) higher than American casualties. (~200)
  • The crossing of the Delaware (America)

    The crossing of the Delaware (America)
    This is one of the major wins for the American troops because they defeated the Heashon, the hired guns from Germany, and took over a supply base in Trenton. This base supplied the Continenal Army with gun powder and plenty of guns to finish the war.
  • The Battle of Brandywine (British)

    A battle that was not supposed to happen. The British were marching and happened to run into the Continental Army and forced them to retreat.
  • The Battle of Clouds (America)

    The Battle of Clouds (America)
    Goerge Washington marched his troops 10 miles out of the woods and into the safety of the clouds in the hills, after the defeat of the Battle of Brandywine. He soon follows up with an attack and suprises the British and wins a battle.
  • Battle of Saratoga (America)

    Battle of Saratoga (America)
    On Freeman's Farm and the British lost 2 men for every American who died.
  • Paoli Massacre

    Paoli Massacre
    The English found a town of poor men and women and started hacking at them with bayonets and knives.
  • The Battle of Germantown (British)

    The Battle of Germantown (British)
    The amreican troops tried to suprice the british troops in phillidelphia, so they marched all night to reach the bace by down. But their planes where spoiled wh en they found that the bace had a heavie coat of fog.And the plotoons got lost in the heavy fog.
  • Valley Forge

    Valley Forge
    The soldiers are hungry and cold in December. In June of 1778, they are confident are ready to go.
  • The Treaty of Paris

    The Treaty of Paris
    The French and Americans sign the treaty and the French help the colonies in the war.
  • The Natives join the fight (America)

    The Natives attack the Colonists weapons depo.
  • Washington's army leaves Valley Forge

    Leaves Valley forge to reposition to get an advantage over the British.
  • Rhode Island Port (British)

    The American land troops and the French battle ships attempt to take the ports of Rhode Island. They return in failure.
  • British capture Charleston, SC

    The British take a strategical move by takiing a high mountain as a town.
  • 1900 troops lost. (British)

    1000 captured and 900 killed. The Americans have a very devistating loss to the British. The Americans lost just under 1/3 of their soldiers.
  • Slaves revolt

    Slaves in Williamsburg burn down several houses and set fire to crop fields.
  • Naval battles (America)

    The out numbered English Navy is surrounded by the French Navy. The English are forced to retreat to New York. After the English retreat, the French reinforcements arrive to cut off any land retreat.
  • Battle of Yorktown (America)

    Battle of Yorktown (America)
    After discussing with allies, George Washington decided to attack New York City in order to crush Cornwallis' forces.
  • Lord North

    British prime minister resigns du to unknown reasons.
  • War Ends!

    War Ends!
    The British surrender to George Washington on July 4, 1783, thus ending the War and making America a free and independent nation.