Battles of the American Revolution

Timeline created by jontae124
  • Battles of Concord & Lexington (MA)

    Battles of Concord & Lexington (MA)
    set the tone for the Revolutionary War.
  • Battle of Ft. Ticonderoga (NY)

    Battle of Ft. Ticonderoga (NY)
    a surprise attack by the Green Mountain Boys under Ethan Allen , assisted by Benedict Arnold
  • Battle of Bunker Hill (MA)

    Battle of Bunker Hill (MA)
    The first one being that it was the first battle of the Revolutionary War
  • Battle of Long Island (NY)

    Battle of Long Island (NY)
    was a military action of the American Revolutionary War fought on August 27, 1776
  • Battles of Trenton & Princeton (NJ)

    Battles of Trenton & Princeton (NJ)
    These victories proved that the American general was better than many had thought
  • Battle of Brandywine Creek (PA)

    Battle of Brandywine Creek (PA)
    William Howe moved to take Philadelphia
  • Battle of Saratoga (NY)

    Battle of Saratoga (NY)
    gave a decisive victory to the Americans over the British in the American Revolutionary War.
  • Battle of Charlestown (SC)

    Battle of Charlestown (SC)
    The British, following the collapse of their northern strategy in late 1777 and their withdrawal from Philadelphia in 1778, shifted their focus to the American Southern Colonies.
  • Battle of Cowpens (SC)

    Battle of Cowpens (SC)
    very important victory for the Americans in their fight for independence from Great Britain
  • Yorktown / Surrender (VA)

    Yorktown / Surrender (VA)
    a decisive victory by a combined force of American Continental Army troops led by General George Washington