American Revolution

  • 1st Continental Congress

    1st Continental Congress
    Convention of delegates from 12 colonies.
  • American Revolution begins

    American Revolution begins
    The Revolution begins at Lexington and Concord.
  • Battle of Concord

    Battle of Concord
    The first military engagements of the American Revolution.
  • 2nd Continental Congress

    2nd Continental Congress
    Convention where 13 delgates met from the 13 colonies.
  • The Battle of Bunker Hill

    The Battle of Bunker Hill
    The hill was actually called Breed's Hill. The British won this battle but they suffered losses over 800 were injured and 226 were killed.
  • Declaration of Independence

    Declaration of Independence
    This announced that the 13 colonies were independent now. They were states.
  • The Battle of Saratoga

    The Battle of Saratoga
    The turning point of the war.
    There were two battles, the first one the British won, the second tone the American won.
  • King's Mountain

    King's Mountain
    The American's defeated the British at king's Mountain, South Carolina.
  • Yorktown

    The Americans won at Yorktown, British lose their will to continue the war, so the British negotiate for peace.
  • Treaty of Paris

    Treaty of Paris
    The Treaty of Paris ended the war.