Causes of the American Revolutionary war
Boston MassacreThe Boston Massacre was a fight between the patriots mob and the british soldiers. The British troops were unwelcomed in the city of Boston and there presence wasn't making anything better. A riot began when over 50 citezins attacked the British Sentinal and when they called for more troops they were attacked as well. after it all ended 3 were dead on the spot and 8 wounded but 2 more died later. the patriots were throwing snowballs and the British started shooting.
Battle of Bunker (Breed's) HillAmerican troops displayed there mettle in the battle of bunker hill during the siege of Boston infliciting casualties on nearly half of the british troops to secure Bunkers hill
Continetal Army Wintering At Vally ForgeGeneral George Washington and his troops had just finished the least major engagment of 1777 at the Battle Of White Marsh he wanted to pull his troops from their present location and move to a better location for winter. blankets were scarce typhoid and pneumonia and other diseases were spreading quickly through the camp food supplies were low and clothing was another problem their uniforms were origanally meant for warmer weather or so worn out that it doesnt even keep any heat in.
Battle Of SaratogaIn late September and early October, the troops crashed together in a town south of Saratoga, and 86% of Burgoyne's men were captured. The victory gave new life and hope to the American soldiers at a critical time Americans had just suffered a major setback at he Battle of the Brandywine and the fall of the Philadelphia to the British. The stupendous victory of the Americans gave the French confidence to enter the war as an American ally.