Middle Stages Timeline

  • Battles of Lexington and Concord

    The battles of Lexington and Concord were the first military engagements of the American Revolutionary War.
  • Meeting of the Second Continental Congress

    The Second Continental Congress was a convention of delegates from the 13 colonies
  • Battle of Bunker Hill

    The Battle of Bunker Hill was fought on Saturday, during the Siege of Boston in the first stage of the American Revolutionary War.
  • Failed Seizure of Quebec under Benedict Arnold

    The Battle of Quebec occurred as part of a failed American attempt to invade Canada and rally French-Canadian support for the Patriot movement against the British.
  • Common sense

    Among the most influential authors and reformers of his age, Thomas Paine.
  • Adoption of the Declaration of Independence

    By issuing the Declaration of Independence, adopted by the Continental Congress
  • Battle of Trenton

    The Battle of Trenton was a small but pivotal American Revolutionary War battle that took place on the morning of December 26, 1776, in Trenton, New Jersey.
  • Battle of Saratoga

    The Battles of Saratoga marked the climax of the Saratoga campaign, giving a decisive victory to the Americans over the British in the American Revolutionary War.
  • Paoli Massacre (Battle of Paoli)

    The Battle of Paoli was a battle in the Philadelphia campaign of the American Revolutionary War fought
  • Washington’s Encampment at Valley Forge

    Valley Forge functioned as the third of eight winter encampments for the Continental Army's main body, commanded by General George Washington, during the American Revolutionary War.