American Revolution

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In History
  • The Boston Massacre

    The Boston Massacre
    Four workers shot by British troops stationed in Boston. Patriots lable the killings ''The Boston Massacre.''
  • Boston Tea Party

    Boston Tea Party
    Massachusetts patriots dressed as Mohawk Indians protest the British Tea Act by dumping crates of tea into the Boston Harbor.
  • The Battle of Lexington and Concord

    The Battle of Lexington and Concord
    Shots fired at Lexington and Concord. ''Minute Men'' force British troops back to Boston. George Wasington takes command of the Continental Army.
  • Common Sence

    Common Sence
    Thomas Paine's ''Common Sence'' becomes an instant bestseller and pushes the colonies towards independence.
  • Independance

    Independance
    Thomas Jefferson's Declaration of Independence is ratified by the Congress
  • Give Me Your John Hancock

    Give Me Your John Hancock
    The 2nd Continental Congress signed the Declaration of Independence
  • Continental Army

    Continental Army
    The Continental Army routed along Long Island,NY.
  • Please Help Us

    Please Help Us
    In desperate need of finacing and arms, Ben Franklin goes to France to encorage them to ally with America
  • Hessian Capture

     Hessian Capture
    Washington crosses the Delaware River and captures a Hessian force at Trenton, New Jersy.
  • Sign Please

    Sign Please
    France signs a treaty to ally with America.
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    American revolution

    The events leading up to the American Revolution