American Revolution

By jlf024
  • Battles of LEXINGTON and CONCORD

    Battles of LEXINGTON and CONCORD
    Minutemen and redcoats clash at Lexington and Concord "The shot heard 'round the world."
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  • Battle of Bunkerhill

    Battle of Bunkerhill
    While the British drove the Americans from the Charlestown peninsula it was with heavy loss. The battle was at the time considered to be an American defeat but has since been lifted to the ranks of a heroic stands against forces of oppression.
  • Washington Crossing

    Washington Crossing
    General George Washington and men of the Continental Army and militia crossed the Delaware River on Christmas night 1776 and marched to Trenton, New Jersey. There they attacked and defeated Hessian troops quartered in and around the village.
  • Battle of Brandywine

    Battle of Brandywine
    the first battle of the Philadelphia Campaign of 1777 was at hand.
  • Battle of the Clouds

    Battle of the Clouds
    Washington received word of the British advance and chose to make a stand at a location on a valley road between Lancaster and Philadelphia.
  • Battle of Germantown

    Battle of Germantown
    In the end, bad luck and poor timing forced Washington to retreat to Whitemarsh with the British in pursuit. The Battle was an American defeat but it served to boost morale and self-confidence. They believed the defeat was the result of bad luck, not poor tactics.
  • Battle of Barren Hill

    Battle of Barren Hill
    These fresh Indian recruits were paired with Lafayette's best Patriot fighters, fresh from training under European officers at Valley Forge. The Indians' actions during the successful retreat at Barren Hill prevented disaster and allowed the Continental Army to emerge from Valley Forge as a disciplined military in June.
  • The Treaty of Paris

    The Treaty of Paris
    The Treaty of Paris ended the American Revolution.