American Revolution Timeline

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  • The battle of Lexington and Concord

    The battle of Lexington and Concord
    At dawn, Pitcairn, with the advanced guard, reached Lexington, a little village 6 miles from Concord, he found seventy determined men, under Capt. Jonas Parker, drawn up on the green to disaprove him. Pitcairn rode forward and shouted, "Disperse! disperse, you rebels! Down with your arms, and disperse!" They refused , and he ordered his men to fire. The order was obeyed, and the Revolutionary War had just begun.
  • Battle of Bunker hill

    Battle of Bunker hill
    The American Troops misunderstood their orders and went to Breed's hill by mistake and the british Drove them away.
  • Common Sense Published

    Common Sense Published
    challenged the authority of the British government and the royal monarchy. Spoke to the common people of America and was the first work to ask openly for independence from great britain.
  • Brandywine Pensilvania

    Brandywine Pensilvania
    Brings to life the largest engagement of the Revolutionary War, between the Continental Army led by General George Washington and the British forces headed by General William Howe.
  • The United States and France sign the French Alliance

    The United States and France sign the French Alliance
    The Treaty of Alliance between France and the United States was concluded at Paris, and ratified by Congress May 4, 1778. The treaty provided for a defensive alliance to aid France and that neither France nor the United States would make peace with England until the independence of the United States was recognized
  • Washington's Army Leaves Valley Forge

    Washington's Army Leaves Valley Forge
    Washington abandoned Valley Forge on June 9 by crossing the Schuylkill River and setting up camp a mile away. He ordered work parties to clean up the old campgrounds, filling the latrines and burying all garbage. He was ready to move against the retreating british.
  • Articles of Confederation Adopted

  • The treay of Paris

    The treay of Paris
    Ended the American Revolutionary War between Great Britain on the one hand and the United States of America and its allies on the other.