Revolutionary War

By jbailey
  • Boston Tea Party

  • Boston Port Act

    closes Boston Harbor and moves govenrment to Salem
  • Decision for a Continental Congress

    Colonists agree a Continental Congress is required to deal with the crisis at hand
  • First Continental Congress

    Carpenter's Hall in Philadelphia-Georgia not present
  • End of 1st session

    Continental Congress ends its first session
  • Minute Men

    Congress enlists 12,000 troops known as Minute Men
  • Stop importation of British/Irish goods

  • The New England Restraining Act

    Forbades New England from trading with all other countries except England
  • Lexington and Concord

  • Second Continental Congress

  • Victory at Fort Ticonderoga

    New York
  • Victory at Crown Point

    On Lake Champlain (New York)
  • Continental Army

    proposed by John Adams
  • Commander of Continental Army

    George Washington
  • Battle of Bunker Hill

    "Don't shoot till you see the whites of their eyes." _American Colonel William Prescott
  • Thomas Jefferson joins Continenal Congress

    From Virginia
  • Olive Branch Petition written

  • Final Attempt for Peace

  • Beginning of the Navy

  • Battle of Qubec

  • Draft Declaration of Independence

  • British attack Charleston

  • Declaration of Independence