The Event Timeline for History

Timeline created by ryab23
In History
  • Battles of Lexington and Concord

    Battles of Lexington and Concord - April 19th 1775, the British marched up to Concord to seize any weapons that the militia men had gotten. This led into a battle where then was carried out at the North bridge while British were returning. This started the Revolutionary War.
  • Meeting of the Second Continental Congress

    The Meeting of the Second Continental Congress was a meeting that declared that Declaration of Rights, affirming its loyalty to the British but disputing the British Parliament’s right to tax it. The Congress also passed the Articles of Association, which called on the colonies to stop importing goods from the British Isles. This was to late by the time the Revolutionary war.
  • Battle of Bunker Hill

    Battle of Bunker Hill was a gruesome battle between the Americans and British. The American troops were warned that British were setting up troops on a hill which made them prepare for battle. Even though they lost, the Americans gained a confidence boost due to the amount of casualties they caused.
  • Failed Seizure of Quebec under Benedict Arnold

    The British were ready defending on a hill. The Americans decided to push forward even though they were under fire. In this battle, the American leader was killed forcing them to fall back.
  • Common Sense Published

    The "Common Sense" pamphlet was published and was used to give people a push on whose side to take during the war.
  • Adoption of the Declaration of Independence

    The Continental Congress on July 4th 1776 adopted the Declaration of Independence which was the right to choose their own government. This caused independence for 13 colonies which Americans celebrate today.
  • Battle of Trenton

    The battle of Trenton was on December 26 1776 where General George Washington's soldiers crossed Delaware which over the next week and a half they won two battles.
  • Battle of Saratoga

    The Battle of Saratoga occurred between September and October and each battle took place eighteen days apart.
  • Paoli Massacre

    The Paoli Massacre occurred on September 20th, 1777 when British soldiers murdered a bunch of sleeping American soldiers. The Americans were outnumbered and sleeping so they all were stabbed while they were sleeping in an unfair battle.
  • Washington’s Encampment at Valley Forge

    This was a 6 month long encampment where George Washington made a large turning point for the war.