Battle of the american revolution

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  • Battles of Lexington & concord

    The spring in New England was a cold one also their hopes and confidence was low because it was so cold. General Gage was getting reports about large amounts of arms hidden outside of Boston. " The regulars are coming " meant that British were coming but also they were British but they didn't know what towns were going to be targeted. Paul Revere was sent to warn Adams and Hancock. The morning of April 19, 1775 the kings troops reached Lexington.
  • Battle at Bunker Hill

    General Thomas deiced to strike at militiamen who had dug on Breeds Hill north of the city. June 17, 1775, Gage
    sent out nearly 2,400 British troops. The colonists held their fire until the last minute, then began to shoot down the advancing redcoats. On June 7, Virginia delegate Richard Henry Lee moved that “these United Colonies are, and of a right ought to be, free and independent States.”
  • the battle of new york

    The Americans gave the British control of strategically important Port of New York. It was fought on August 27, 1776, and was the first major battle of the American Revolutionary War to take place after the United States declared its independence on July 4, 1776.
  • the battle of Trenton

    The surprise victory at Trenton was important to the American cause for several reasons: For the first time, Washington's forces had defeated a regular army in the field. ... The victory sharply increased morale. New enlistments were stimulated and many of the current soldiers reenlisted.
  • battle of Sara toga

    The Battle of Saratoga was a turning point in the American Revolution. It gave the Patriots a major morale boost and persuaded the French, Spanish and Dutch to join their cause against a mutual rival. The battle was from 08-19-177 to 10-17-1777
  • the fight for Philadelphia

    The Battle of German town played an important role in the outcome of the Revolutionary War. Although the British won the battle, the Continental Army had finally gone on the offensive and attacked the British.
  • winter at valley forgo

    severe winter of 1777-1778 proved to be a great trial for the American army, and of the 11,000 soldiers stationed at Valley Forge, hundreds died from disease. However, the suffering troops were held together by loyalty to the Patriot cause and to General Washington, who stayed with his men.
  • British surrender at Yorktown

    The residence saw wartime action again during the Civil War, when it was used as a hospital. Cornwallis' surrender at Yorktown effectively ended the Revolutionary War.
  • British losses in 1791

    he new United States of America ratified the Bill of Rights, the first ten amendments to the U.S. Constitution, confirming the fundamental rights of its citizens. The First Amendment guarantees freedom of religion, speech, and the press, and the rights of peaceful assembly and petition.
  • British take south

    Believed that large number of Southern slaves would join them in return for promise of freedom.