American Revolutionary battles Eduardo Aguilar AMDG p.5b

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  • Lexington and concord

    The Battles of Lexington and Concord were the first military engagements of the American Revolutionary War. In Lexington the first appearance of the minutemen occurred. The colonists won this battle
  • Bunker (Breed's) Hill

    Bunker (Breed's) Hill
    Several thousand militia forces began occupying the strategically important Charlestown Peninsula and fortified Breed's Hill, a position from which they would be able to bombard the British in Boston.
  • Battle of Trenton

    Battle of Trenton
    The Battle of Trenton was a small battle during the American Revolutionary War which took place on the morning of December 26, 1776, in Trenton, New Jersey. Washington led the main body of the Continental Army against Hessian soldiers garrisoned at Trenton. After a brief battle, nearly the entire Hessian force was captured, with negligible losses to the Americans.
  • Battle of Princeton

    Battle of Princeton
    The Battle of Princeton was a small battle in which General George Washington's revolutionary forces defeated British forces near Princeton, New Jersey.
  • King's Mountain

    King's Mountain
    Battle of Kings Mountain was a decisive victory in South Carolina for the Patriot militia over the Loyalist militia in the Southern campaign of the American Revolutionary War. The battle took place on October 7, 1780, where the Patriot militia defeated the Loyalist militia commanded by British Major Patrick Ferguson of the 71st Foot.
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    Fort Tcinderoga

    Ethan Allen and his green mountain boys went to go seize a cannon at fort Ticonderoga for the Rebels
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    Saratoga

    The Battles of Saratoga marked the climax of the Saratoga campaign giving a decisive victory to the Americans over the British in the American Revolutionary War.
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    Siege of Charleston

    The Battle of Charleston was one of the major battles which took place towards the end of the American Revolutionary War, after the British began to shift their strategic focus towards the American Southern Colonies. After about six weeks of siege, Continental Army Major General Benjamin Lincoln surrendered forces numbering about 5,000 to the British.
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    Yorktown

    The Siege of Yorktown,ending on October 19, 1781 at Yorktown, Virginia, was a decisive victory by a combined force of American Continental Army troops led by General George Washington and French Army troops led by the Comte de Rochambeau over a British Army commanded by British lord and Lieutenant General Charles Cornwallis. The siege proved to be the last major land battle of the American Revolutionary War in the North American theater.