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U.S. Revolution

By clarkda
  • Battle of Lexington and Concord

    Battle of Lexington and Concord
    Known as " The shot heard around the world". This battle started the revolution. Some of the people in this battle were General Thomas Gage, Paul Revere, ETC. This was a American win
  • Capture of Fort Ticonderoga

    Capture of Fort Ticonderoga
    This gave England control of major trade routes.British win, some of the people in this battle were General John Burgoyne, General Barry St. Leger, General St Clair.
  • Second continental Congress Meets

    Second continental Congress Meets
    Mixed decisions on what should be done. Some wanted imediate freedom, some were still loyal to King George III. People there included George Washington, John Adams, John Hancock, Thomas Jefferson, ETC.
  • George Washington named commander in chief

    George Washington named commander in chief
    Congress created Continental army, and elected George Washington Commander in chief instead of Benidict Arnold.
  • Battle Of Bunker Hill

    Battle Of Bunker Hill
    British win, conviced Britain it was no minor rebellion, it was a full-scale revolution. People Here were William Gage, William Prescott, ETC
  • American defeat at Quebec

    American defeat at Quebec
    These measures had the effect of minimizing the public expression of support for the Americans for the rest of the war. British win. People in battle were General Benidict Arnold, General Montgomery, and General John Burgoyne.
  • British Evacuate Boston

    British Evacuate Boston
    British were forced to evacuate Boston following George Washington's successfull placement of cannons on Dorchester hights
  • Declaration of Independance

    Declaration of Independance
    Signing of Declaration of Indendance. Signed by over fifty people.
  • Battle of Long Island

    Battle of Long Island
    This was th biggedt battle after America declared Independance from Britain. British Win, people there were General Howe, Israel Putnam, George Washington, ETC.
  • British occupy New York City

    British occupy New York City
    Abandoned Boston, General Howe set camp in New York City
  • Battle of Trenton

    Battle of Trenton
    American win. People there George Washington, General Howe, ETC.
  • Battle of Brandywine

    Battle of Brandywine
    Left British army to take Philidelphia, British win, People were George Washington, Sir William Howe
  • British occupy Philadelphia

    British occupy Philadelphia
    From 1777-1778 the British were trying to take philadelphia. British Occupation and evacuation.
  • Battle of Saratoga

    Battle of Saratoga
    Turning point of the War, American Win, People were General John Burgoyne, Heratio Gates, ETC
  • Articles of Confederation adopted

    Articles of Confederation adopted
    Congress agrees to adopt the Articles of confederationm and Perpetual Union.
  • Winter at Valley Forge

    Winter at Valley Forge
    George Washington's military camp, harsh winter, had training by Friedrich von Steuben
  • Alliance with France

    Alliance with France
    King Louis XVI and the Second Continental congress signed the Treaty Of Alliance
  • Valley Forge

  • Battle of Monmouth Court House

    Battle of Monmouth Court House
    Plans to Gain New york Back, British win, People in this war were George W, Alexander L, ETC
  • Fall of Savannah

    Fall of Savannah
    American Hands will never gain the fort back for the remainder of the war. British win people in this battle were Robert Howe, Archibad Cambell.
  • Spain enters war

    Spain enters war
    Spain enters war
  • Siege of Charleston

    Siege of Charleston
    Major battle in revolution, British win, People were Ben Lincoln, Sir Henry Clinton, ETC
  • Benedict Arnold's Treason Discovered

    Evidence that sayd Benedict commited treason was handed to Washingtom, and it is said he was calm.
  • Cornwallis Surrenders

    Cornwallis Surrenders
    Surrenders at Yorktown during the Siege of Yorktown
  • French and British battle in Chesapeake Bay

    French and British battle in Chesapeake Bay
    French beat British Navy
  • Siege of Yorktown

    Siege of Yorktown
    Franco-American Victory. People There George Washington, Charles Cprnwallis. Leads to Treaty Of Paris 1783