Revolutionary War

  • Lexington and Concord

    British attacked American militia. It was the first battle of the war.
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    The revolutionary war

  • Battle of Bunker Hill

    British and Americans fight outside of Boston. Was a big morale boost for America
  • Battle of Trenton

    Colonist sneak up on British troops and take back the town. It was a big morale booster for the colonist.
  • The Battle of Princeton

    Colonist did another sneak attack to Capture Princeton and military supplies.
  • Battle of Saratoga

    Gates led the colonist to a major victory that ensured the colonies the west
  • Valley Forge

    The harsh winter caused soldiers to die, get sick and starve, because they didn't have the support of major cities. The colonist survived and went on to win
  • Battle of Vincennes

    Two battles were fought for control of the Ohio river. The british won the fight, but the colonist won the second. The river was important for trade to the western colonies
  • Battle of Yorktown

    Washington and his men encountered the British and trapped them along the coast to take control over the charleston river. It was the last battle of the war and the colonist won it