Significant Battles of the Revolution

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  • Lexington and Concord

    Lexington and Concord
    The Battle of Lexington and Concord started the American Revolution. The British set out an army from Boston to capture rebel leaders like Samuel Adams and John Hancock in Lexington. They were also going to destroy the Americans store of weapons and ammunition.
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    Significant Battles of the Revolution

    The American Revolution was an ideological and political revolution which occurred in colonial North America between 1775 and 1783.
  • Bunker Hill

    Bunker Hill
    The Americans forces learned that the British were planning on taking over the hills around Boston in order to gain a tactical advantage.
  • Battle of Saratoga

    Battle of Saratoga
    His surrender to American forces at the Battle of Saratoga marked a turning point in the Revolutionary War. The Battle of Saratoga was the turning point of the Revolutionary War. The British lost 5,895 soldiers and Hessian troops surrendered their arms.
  • Battle of Trenton

    Battle of Trenton
    The battle of Trenton was about Washington and his army crossing the icy Delaware on Christmas Day and over the course of 10 days. In that time Washington won the Battle of Trenton and defeated Hessian army.
  • Battle of Yorktown

    Battle of Yorktown
    The significance of the conflict was that Cornwallis surrendered to George Washington as French and American forces trapped the British at Yorktown.