The first shot of the revolutionary war was fired at the LExington and Concord in MAssachusetts. Also know as the "shot heard around the world." It was fought between the brtish and American troops. The Americans won the battle.
Battle of Ticonderoga
The capture of Fort Ticonderoga occurred on May 10, 1775. It was between the Americans and the British. The Americans won.
Battle of Bunker Hill
The Battle of Bunker Hill was fought on June 17, 1775. It was in Charlestown (Boston), Massachusetts. It was a battle between the British and the Americans colonists. The British claimed victory.
Virginia Declaration of Rights
Virginia passes the Declaration of Rights in 1776. It was to proclaim the rights of men and stand against the government. It was ratified on June 12, 1776.
Declaration Of Independance
Thomas Jefferson wrote this document. Fifty five delegates signed it and it was a cause for independence against Great Britain.
Battle of Long Island
The Battle of Long Island was the first major battle in the American Revolutionary War. Washington and the Continental Army were forced out of New York after several more defeats and had to retreat to Pennsylvania.
Crossing the Delaware
WAshington and his troops crossed the Delaware to snek up on the British. The British were unprepaired and unequipped for a battle. Washingtons crossing of the Delaware caused the Battle of Trenton.
Battle of Trenton
The Battle of Trenton was fought on December 26, 1776 near Trenton, New Jersey. It was fought between the British, the Americans, and the Hessians troops. The Americans won.
Battle of Brandywine
No battle was fought at Valley Forge. Many Americans lost their lives to hypothermia, and malnutrition during this time. Valley Forge was a turning point in the Revolutionary war.
Battle of Saratoga
The Battle of Saratoga was fought on October 17, 1777 on the Hudson River, New York. It was a battle between the Americans and the British. It resulted the surrendering of the British army that was invading New York.
Articles of Confederation
The Articles of Confederation and Perpetual Union were adopted on November 15, 1777 by the Second Continental Congress. It was a plan for a loose union of the states under the authority of the Congress.
Treaty of 1778 (1)
On February 6, 1778, the United States signed its first two treaties. France became the first country to recognize the United States as an independent nation.
Treaty of 1778 (2)
On February 6, 1778, the United states signed its first two treaties. this treaty was an alliance between the United States and France.
George Rogers Clark took troops to the Ohio River and captured several towns. By February 1779, the British surrendered and the Americans controlled that area.
Battle of Charleston
The BAttle of Charleston was fought in South Carolina. It was the biggest lost of troops of any battle in the revolutionary war. Only battle where the whole american army surrendered. British won.
Battle of Kings Mountain
The Battle of Kings Mountain was fought on October 7, 1780. It was a battle between the Americans and the British in Kings Mountain, North Carolina. The Americans won.
Battle of Cowpens
The Battle of Cowpens was fought between the British and the Americans. It was fought on the South Carolina border. The Americans claimed victory.
Articles of Confederation are Ratified
The Articles of Confederation was ratified by the Continental Congress and all 13 states.
Battle of Yorktown
The Battle of Yorktown occurred on September 28 - October 19, 1781 in Virginia. It was a battle between the British, the Americans, and the French. The victors were the Americans and the French.