Revolutionary War

  • Lexington and Concord

    Lexington and Concord
    First battle of Revolutionary War, British destroyed colonies' militia supplies
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  • 2nd Continental Congress and the DOI

    2nd Continental Congress and the DOI
    Begins the rebellion, tired of Britain's abuse of power
  • Battle of Trenton

    Battle of Trenton
    2400 colonial troops surprised 1400 Hessians; boosted patriotic morale
  • Battle of Princeton

    Battle of Princeton
    Colonists sneak attack again and capture town/military supplies
  • Battle of Saratoga

    Battle of Saratoga
    Americans and Gates attack British; Major victory, French allies with USA
  • Battle of Vincennes

    Battle of Vincennes
    Fought for control over the Ohio River; British won one battle, Colonists one the other
  • Battle of Yorktown

    Battle of Yorktown
    Washington traps British troops along the coast, Last battle for independence
  • Treaty of Paris

    Treaty of Paris
    Britain, Spain, France, and the Colonies sign a peace treaty. Ends war