Major battles

Timeline created by Shaines63
In History
  • Lexington & Concord

    Lexington & Concord
    The British Army set out to Boston to capture rebel leader in Lexington and to destroy the Americans store of weapons and ammunition in Concord. This lead to a lot of British soldiers being killed.
  • Bunker Hill

    Bunker Hill
    The Americans learned that the British were planning on taking over the hills around Boston in order to take advantage. So this caused the Americans to secretly move their troops into the bunker to make sure the British don’t take control over the land.
  • Battle of Saratoga

    Battle of Saratoga
    There was an American victory against the British. The victory at Saratoga gave France the knowledge that the Americans will be a great ally in the war. American successes owed a great deal to French aid in the form of financial and military assistance. The Americans victory showed the French that they were good and had a chance to win in a war against the British.
  • Trenton

    Washington crossed Delaware River and captured 1,000 Hessian soldiers. Washington beat the British with an easy defeat. He thought beating the British would help more men join to help defeat for our freedom.
  • Battle of York Town

    Battle of York Town
    This was the last major battle until the American Revolution. Washington and the French trapper the British in Yorktown. The British surrender at Yorktown during the American Revolution. Which this help lead the Americans to independence.