Road to Revolution

Timeline created by 24acampbell1
In History
  • Paul Revere's Ride

    He did this to warn Patriots Samuel Adams and John Hancock that 700 British troops were marching to Concord.
  • Battles of Lexington and Concord

    British troops had moved from Boston toward Lexington and Concord to seize the colonists' military supplies and arrest revolutionaries.
  • Battle of Bunker Hill

    A battle at Bunker Hill that the British won, but many of their troops were injured or killed.
  • The Declaration of Independence

    A declaration signed by them thirteen colonies giving them independence.
  • Washington's Crossing

    Washington crossed the Delaware River.
  • Battle of Saratoga

    A battle that was the climax of the Saratogs that the Americans won.
  • Valley Forge

    The six-month encampment of George Washington's Continental Army at Valley Forge, a major turning point in the Revolutionary War. This defeat led some members of Congress to believe that Washington was incompetent.
  • Battle of Yorktown

    George Washington lead 17,000 French and Continental troops against 9,000 British troops at Yorktown. Often referred to as the most important battle in the revolutionary war.