• The Battles of Lexington and Concord

    Lexington and Concord Massachusetts First armed conflict. Propaganda victory for the colonies.
    Casualties: Colonials—95; Redcoats—273.
  • The Siege of Fort Ticonderoga

    Fort Ticonderoga, New York Ethan Allen captured fort and cannon later used in defense of
  • The Battle of Bunker (Breeds) Hill

    Boston, Charlestown, Massachusetts
    Only Battle of Boston. Many British officers died here
  • The Battle of Quebec

    Quebec City, Province of Quebec Attempt to invade Canada failed
  • The Battle of Dorchester Heights

    Boston They were kicked out by the colonists
  • The Battle of Long Island (Brooklyn Heights)

    Long Island, New York Continental Army forced to retreat to Manhattan and then New
  • The Battle of Trenton

    Trenton, New Jersey Hessian mercenaries crossed the Delaware River
  • The Battle of Princeton

    Princeton, New Jersy Continental Army recaptured New Jersey from the British.
  • The Battle of Brandywine

    Near Chadds Ford, Pennsylvania British seized Philadelphia after these victories.
  • The Battle of Saratoga (Freeman's Farm)

    Saratoga County, New York Turning point of the American
  • The Battle of Germantown

    Germantown, Pennsylvania British seized Philadelphia after these victories.
  • The Siege of Charleston

    Charleston, South Carolina British gained control of the southern colonies.
  • The Battle of Yorktown

    Yorktown, Virginia Cornwallis surrendered to Washington as French and American
    forces trapped the British on peninsula.