road to independence

  • First continental congress meets

    all colonies but Georgia have representatives voted to send a 'statement of grievances voted to boycott all British trade Patrick Henry -VA rep urged colonists to unite against britain
  • 1000 of redcoats in boston

    general Gage brings thousands of British soldiers to Boston with more on the way
  • midnight ride of Paul revere

    Paul Revere rides to warn the sons of liberty in Lexington and Concord that the British are coming The British are coming
  • battles of Lexington and concord

    battle of Lexington 1st battle of american revolutionary war shot heard round the world Ralph waldo Emerson British victory battle of concord Americans stop British and force them to retreat back to Boston American victory
  • capture of fort Ticonderoga

    Benedict Arnold and Ethan Allen capture the fort get all the supplies in the fort including cannons american victory
  • Battle of bunker Hill

    Battle of bunker Hill
    fought on breed hill don't fir until you see the whites of their eyes William Prescott British victory Americans ran out of ammunition British will learn defeating Americans would not be easy .