American Revolution

  • Second Continental Congress meets

    This second continental was delegates from the 13 colonies. They started meeting after the american revolution had begun. They meet in in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
  • Battle of Lexington and Concord

    The battle of Lexington and Concord was the first war of the American Revolutionary. This battle was fought on April, 19th, 1775
  • Bunker Hill

    This was the one first important battle of the American Revolution. This is where we get the famous quote “don't fire until you see the whites of their eyes.” The British defeated the Americans.
  • Crossing of Delaware

    George Washington lead his troops on Christmas day. It was very cold and snowy. The battle lasted over an hour and George Washington and his troops won the battle against the British
  • The Battle of Saratoga

    This battle was really needed for the americans so that they could prove themselves to the French. When they beat the British the french were impressed and sent them troops.
  • Valley Forge

    Was in Pennsylvania it is where the Continental army camped one winter.
  • French join the war

    When the French joined the Americans side, it was the turning point of the war. The French decided to join the war when the Americans won the battle at Saratoga.
  • Battle of Cowpen

    The Americans under Daniel Morgan defeated the British.
  • Battle of Guilford Courthouse

    Battle was fought on March 15, 1781 in greensboro North Carolina. The British won the battle, however they had a lot of casualties.
  • Battle of Yorktown

    This battle was very Important for the Americans. They outnumbered the British and forced them to surrender on October 19, 1781.
  • End of the War

    The end of the revolutionary war was when the french and the Americans outmumbered the British and the British were forced to surrender.
  • Treaty of Paris

    This Document came to be when the British surrendered. The British and the Americans wrote this document to grant Americans freedom!