Revolutionary War

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    Revolutionary War

  • Intollerable Acts: Boston Port Act

  • Administration of Justice Act, one of the "Intolerable Acts"

  • Massachusetts Government Act, one of the "Intolerable Acts"

  • Quartering Act of 1774, one of the "Intolerable Acts"

  • Quebec Act, one of the "Intolerable Acts"

  • The First Continental Congress meets in Philadelphia

  • Patrick Henry's "Give me liberty or give me death" speech

  • Minutemen and redcoats clash at Lexington and Concord "The shot heard 'round the world."

  • George Washington named Commander in Chief

  • The British evacuate Boston; British Navy moves to Halifax, Canada

  • Congress adopts the Declaration of Independence is released

  • Delegates begin to sign The Declaration of Independence

  • Washington victorious at Princeton

  • Patriots defeat Tories at Hanging Rock, SC

  • Americans recapture Augusta, GA

  • British leave Charleston, SC