American revolution

American Revolution

  • Battle of Lexington & Concord

    Battle of Lexington & Concord
    Coloinal victory;This was when the 'shot heard around the world' happened, starting the Revolutionary War.
  • Commander in Chief

    Commander in Chief
    George Washington named commander in cheif of the continental army.
  • Battle of Bunker Hill

    Battle of Bunker Hill
    This battle was actually taken place on Breed's Hill. While it was a victory for the British, they gained many losses: over 800 wounded and 226 killed, including a large number of officers.
  • Declaration of Independence

    Declaration of Independence
    The Declaration of the thirteen United States of America to be independent states.
  • Battle of Trenton

    Battle of Trenton
    George Washington surprises Hessians at Trenton on Christmas morning to get their first victory, in time for him & his men to re-enlist.
  • Battle of Princeton

    Battle of Princeton
    The second victory for Washington as his troops defeat the British at Princeton and drive them back toward New Brunswick.
  • Battle of Saratoga

    Battle of Saratoga
    American Victory, Turning point of war which is when the French join the war on the Americans side.
  • Winter at Valley Forge

    Winter at Valley Forge
    In the winter of 1777-1778, Washington & his army camped at Valley Forge, in southeast Pennsylvania training to become better soldiers so they could then win the war.
  • King's Mountain Battle

    King's Mountain Battle
    Battle between the Patriot and Loyalist militias in the Southern campaign. Loyalist American victory.
  • Treaty of Paris

    Treaty of Paris
    This document was signed this day. This ended the American Revolutionary War between Great Britain on the one hand and the United States of America and its allies on the other.