American Revolution

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  • philadelphia

    philadelphia
    colonial leaders called the second continental congress in phila to debate their next move.congress agreed to recognize the colonial milita.
  • lexington

    lexington
    Eight minutemen were killed and ten more were wounded,but only one british soldier was injured.
  • concord

    concord
    british went to concord where they found an empty arsenal.colonists had become enemies of britain soldiers and then held boston.
  • bunker hill

    bunker hill
    it took placed throughout a hilly landscape & situated across the Charles River.took over 17 years to complete.
  • new york

    new york
    british attempted to seize new york city. british sailed into new york .
  • trenton

    trenton
    defeated garrison of hessians in a surprise attack. in 1777 they captured the american capital.
  • saratoga

    saratoga
    the surrender at saratoga turned out to be one of the most important events of the war.Burgoyne found himself trapped by superior American forces with no relief, so he retreated to Saratoga
  • valley forge

    valley forge
    2,000 soldiers died.their endurance and suffering filled washington's letter to the congress and his friends.
  • Marquis De Lafayette

    Marquis De Lafayette
    Before his second birthday, his father, Michel de Lafayette, was killed at the battle of Minden during the Seven Year's War.Lafayette married Marie Adrienne Francoise de Noailles
  • yorktown

    yorktown
    known as the Battle of Yorktown.was a decisive victory by a combined force of American Continental Army troops
  • Treaty of Paris

    Treaty of Paris
    signed in Paris by representatives of King George III of Great Britain and representatives of the United States of America .ended the American Revolutionary War.