American Revolution

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In History
  • Paul Revere's Ride

    Paul makes his famous ride to warn the colonist that the 'British are coming"
  • Battle of Lexington and concord

    Battle of Lexington and concord
    The actual fighting begins between the residents of the 13 colonies and the British authorities
  • Battle of Bunker Hill

    Battle of Bunker Hill
    a major battle where the British defeated the Americans but gave them a huge confidence boost.
  • The Declaration of independence is Adopted

    The Declaration of independence is Adopted
    The congress adopted five leaders explaining why they were declaring independence.
  • America chooses a flag

    The Continental Congress adopts the " the stars and stripes" flag sewn by Betsy Ross.
  • Battles of saratoga

    Battles of saratoga
    The British general John Burgoyne surrenders his army to the Americans after a suffering defeat which makes big turning point for the revolutionary war.
  • Valley Forge

    Valley Forge
    The Continental army under George Washington spends the winter training at Valley Forge.
  • Alliance with France

    France recognized the United States as an independent country with the Treaty of Alliance.
  • Battle of Yorktown

    The last major battle of the American Revolutionary War. British General Cornwallis' surrender at Yorktown was the unofficial end to the war
  • Treaty of paris

    The treaty that ended the war