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Road to Revolution 5.3 & 5.4

  • Continental Congress meets

    Continental Congress meets
  • 1,000's of Redcoats in Boston

    1,000's of Redcoats in Boston
    General Gage brings thousands if British soldiers to Boston with more on the way.
  • Midnight ride of Paul Revere

    Midnight ride of Paul Revere
    Paul Revere rides to warm the Sons of Liberty in Lexington and Concord that... The British are coming.."
  • Battle of Lexington & Concord

    Battle of Lexington & 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

    Capture of Fort Ticonderoga
    Benedict Arnold and Ethan Allen capture the fort
    Get all supplies in the fort including cannons
    American Victory
  • Second Continental Congress meet

    Second Continental Congress meet
    -Print $$$
    -Set up post office
    - Created continental army led by GW
  • Battle of Bunker Hill

    Battle of Bunker Hill
    Fought on Breeds Hill
    "Don't fire till you see the whites of their eyes" - William Prescott
    British Victory (Americans ran out of ammo) British learn defeating Americans would Not be easy.
  • Washington arrives on outskirts of Boston with Continental troops

    Washington arrives on outskirts of Boston with Continental troops
  • "Common Sense" Published by Thomas Paine

    "Common Sense" Published by Thomas Paine
    -Pamphlet inspires more colonists to become patriots
    - "Every thing that is right or reasonable pleads for separation. The blood of the slain, the weeping voice of nature cries. "TIS TIME TO PART" Thomas Paine, Common Sense
  • The Declaration of Independence

    The Declaration of Independence