The Revolution

Timeline created by 2015ripleyrb11
  • Boston Massacre

    Boston Massacre
    There was a riot and British soldiers killed 5 civilians
  • Boston Tea Party

    People were mad about having to pay taxes for tea. They dressed up like Indians and marched down to 3 ships that were sitting in the harbor and dumped the tea that was on them into the water.
  • Battle of Lexington & Concord

    A British general hear that there was illegal wepons in Concord. The British general set of to Concord and 2 men named Paul Revere and William Dawes saw then and went to warn the people who had the wepons. As the Bitish entered Lexington 70 minutemen blocked thier path. A shot was fired and the minutemen ran away and the British contined to Concord when they got there they had to turn around and go home because there was nothing there.
  • Battle of Bunker Hill

    Battle of Bunker Hill
    Bunker Hill over look the Boston Harbor and the British war ships. In the night the American soldiers took the hill and built defense walls on it. The next morning the Red coats took the hill from the Americans on their second try.
  • Battle of New York

    Battle of New York
    The British tried to gain control of colonies. They started with New York. Gorge Washington was forced off of Long Island and he went to New Jersey.
  • Declaration of Independence Signing

    Declaration of Independence Signing
    The declaration said that the American colonies wanted independence from Britian.The Declaration was wrote by John Adams, Benjamin Franklin, Thomas Jefferson and many other people.
  • Battle of Trenton

    Battle of Trenton
    The battle was aginst the British and the Americans. The Americans won when Colonel Rahl surrenderd to General Washington and his troops.
  • Battle of Princeton

    Battle of Princeton
    The British were lead by General Cornwallis and the Americans were lead by George Washington. George Washington defeated Cornwallis.
  • Battle of Saratoga

    Battle of Saratoga
    The British and German soldiers fought the Americans in New York and the Hudson River. The British general surrendered and the Americans won.
  • Valley Forge

    George Washington led the Continental Army from Whitemarsh to Valley Forge. On the night Washington led the army across the Delaware river and they surprised the Hessians.
  • Battle of Yorktown

    Battle of Yorktown
    The Americans and French fought together agenst the British. Cornwallis surrenderd to the Americans and French.
  • Treaty of Paris

    Treaty of Paris
    The Treaty of Paris ended the Revolutionary War between Great Britian and United States of America. The document was written by the Congress of the Confederation.