American Revolutionary War Timeline

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  • American Indian war

    American Indian war
    The American Indian War, was the First Nations Wars in Canada. And the Indian Wars is the collective name for the various armed conflicts that were fought by European governments and colonists. The European powers and their colonies also enlisted Indian tribes to help them in war.
  • Yorktown

    Yorktown
    Yorktown was founded in 1691 in Virginia. Its a famous sight for the the site of the siege and subsequent surrender of General Charles Cornwallis to General George Washington and the French Fleet during the American Revolutionary War on October 19, 1781. Yorktown is one of the three sites in the Historic triangle.
  • DeWint House

    DeWint House
    The DeWint house George Washington Headquarters. It was made in 1700 by Daniel DeClark. It is located in Tappan. This building was during the trial of André, British spy, plotter with Benedict Arnold.
  • The Stamp Act

    The Stamp Act
    The Stamp Act was made on March 22nd, 1765. It made it so that there would be tax on paper products. It was put on American colonists by the British Parliament. The British made the stamp act so that they could get back the money they lost after Seven years of war with France.
  • The Townshend Act

    The Townshend Act
    The Townshend act was passed on June 15, 1767. It was a series of laws passed by British Government on American Colonies. This included: Taxes on paper, paint, lead, glass, and tea, They made an American Customs board in Boston to collect taxes, They set up courts in America to prosecute smugglers, and they gave British officials permission to search colonist's houses and businesses.
  • The Boston Massacre

    The Boston Massacre
    The Boston Massacre happened on March, 5th 1770. It was when the British soldiers were harassed by a mob, so they shot them. The mob was throwing rocks and snowballs at the soldiers. Eventually, someone hit a soldier with a club which caused them to start firing. Five men died in the Boston Massacre. It was later put into the paper and everyone knew about the Boston Massacre.
  • The Boston Tea Party

    The Boston Tea Party
    The Boston Tea Party happened on December 12, 16th 1773. It was to protest against tea taxes. American patriots disguised as Mohawk Indians threw 342 chests of tea made by the British East India Company. They went on to ships containing the chests of tea and threw it off into the harbor inside of Griffins Wharf.
  • The first continental congress

    The first continental congress
    The first continental congress was created on September 5th, 1774. It is the meeting of delegates from 12 of the British Colonies. These 12 states became the united states. This includes New Hampshire, Massachusetts, Rhode island, Connecticut, New York, New jersey, Pennsylvania, Delaware, Maryland, Virginia, North Carolina, and South Carolina.
  • Revolutionary war

    Revolutionary war
    The American Revolutionary War which happened in 1775–1783, and also known as the American War of Independence or the Revolutionary War, was made by delegates from the thirteen American colonies in Congress against Great Britain. They made an objection to British Parliament's taxation.
  • Lexington and Concord

    Lexington and Concord
    The Battle of Lexington and Concord happened on April 19, 1775. It happened because protesters use the phrase "Taxation without representation" against the sugar, stamp, and Townshend act. On the morning of April 19 1775, about 700 British troops showed up to outnumber the 77 militiamen.
  • Siege of Boston

    Siege of Boston
    The siege of Boston happened on April 19, 1775 to March 17, 1776. It was the opening phase of the American Revolutionary War. Both sides of war dealt with resource supply issues. Eventually, The Americans won and only had 19 killed or wounded while the British had 60 killed or wounded with 35 captured.
  • Capture of Fort Ticonderoga

    Capture of Fort Ticonderoga
    The Capture of Fort Ticonderoga occurred during the American Revolutionary War on May 10, 1775, a small force of Green mountain boys which were a militia organization. Capture of the fort marked the beginning of offensive action taken by the Americans against the British. Arnold and 50 men raided Fort Saint-Jean.
  • The Battle of Bunker Hill

    The Battle of Bunker Hill
    The battle of bunker hill was fought and the British won against the Americans. It was fought in Charlestown which is in Massachusetts. Most of the fighting occurred on a hill nearby named Breed's hill. About 200 people died during the war.
  • Article of confederation

    Article of confederation
    The Article of Confederation was written in 1776-1777. It was written by Benjamin Franklin. The Articles of Confederation and Perpetual Union happen an contract with the 13 original states of the United States of America that dressed as its first establishment. The document given clearly written rules for in what way that united states of America' "league of companionship"
  • The declaration of independence

    The declaration of independence
    The declaration of independence was created from June to July in 1776. It was created by Thomas Jefferson and was signed on August 2nd 1776. It was signed by 56 people that represented the 13 colonies. A famous phrase on the declaration of independence is "We hold these truths to be self-evident; that all men are created equal that they are endowed by their Creator with certain inalienable rights"
  • Saratoga

    Saratoga
    Saratoga is in New York state. There was a battle of saratoga that happened in September and October 1777. About 90 americans died along with 240 wounded. This isn't much compared to the 400 british soldiers who died and about 700 wounded.
  • Monmouth

    Monmouth
    The battle of Monmouth was fought on June 28, 1778. It was fought near the Monmouth Courthouse. The Americans won the battle. The battle started because American colonists rejected the British Parliament to govern the 13 colonies without representation.
  • Baylor’s Massacre

    Baylor’s Massacre
    Baylor’s Massacre was a surprise British attack on the 3rd Regiment of Continental Light Dragoons. Colonel George Baylor was commanding them when they got attacked. They got attacked on September 27, 1778. It happened in Riverdale, NJ. It's also known as Tappan Massacre.
  • Execution of Major John Andre

    Execution of Major John Andre
    The Execution of Major John Andre happened on October 12, 1780. He was executed because he was caught as a spy. He was hanged by the Continental army. While returning to New York City, Andre was captured by three American militiamen.
  • The treaty of paris

    The treaty of paris
    The treaty of Paris was signed by King George ||| on September 3rd 1783. It was the treaty that ended the Indian War between Great Britain and France. It was signed in Paris. It was drafted on November 30, 1782.