Unit 2: Revolution.

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  • Battle of Bunker Hill.

    In the Battle of Bunker Hill, Major General Howe from the British was up agaist two generals from the Americans. General Artemas Ward and General Israel Putnam. The british had out numbered the Americans by nearly 1000 men. It was British - 2400. Americans - 1500.When the British drove the Americans from Charlestown it was a heavy loss. The battle was at the time, considered to be an American defeat but has since been lifted to the ranks of a heroic stands against forces of oppresion.
  • Boston Massacre

    The Boston Massacre was the murder of five protesting colonists by British soldiers on March 5, 1770. There was Trials of the Boston Massacre. One took place 8 month after the incident. John adams was the defender and preston was aquitted.The first British troops arrived in Boston in October 1768 and from then on, there was heavy antagonism between the people of Boston and the those trying to put the King's rule into action. Mainly because no one thought this was right.
  • Boston Tea Party

    The Boston Tea Party was a big even, and a way to get back at the British in a way of the Rise of Prices.
  • Boston Tea Party

  • Battle of Lexington & Concord.

    Now in the battle of Lexington & Concord, there was a general by the name of General Thomas Gage. He orderd his 700 men to destroy the enemy's (Colonist) Weapons, and ammunition. After the event of that happening, the British wanted to throw Samuel Adams, and John Handcock in prison, and arrest them which - for the paitriots, is a big deal! those two men are the leaders to the patriots.
  • Battle of Lexington & Concord.

    British General Thomas Gage sent 700 soldiers to destroy guns and ammunition the colonists had stored in the town of Concord. The battle of Lexington & Concord consist of another harsh battle over the same things of the other battle
  • Battle of New York.

    July 3, 1776, the British landed on Staten Island. After 6 week, the british's army's strength grew to over 32,000. on October 28th, the British troops captured Chattertons Hill, to the right of American lines. Washington soon withdrew to New Castle, and Howe did not follow.
  • Declaration of Independence Signing

    The Declaration of Independence is a statement by the Congress on July 4 1776, which announced that the thirteen American colonies at war with great britain were now on their own. and no longer a part of the British Empire.
  • Battle of Princeton

    George Washington, Commander in Chief of the Continental Army. a British attack at the Battle of the Assunpink Creek in Trenton. That night, he retreated from his position, around General Lord Cornwallis army, and went to attack the British garrison at Princeton. General Hugh Mercer, of the Continental Army, clashed with two regiments under the command of Lieutenant Colonel Charles Mawhood of the British Army.
  • Battle of Saratoga

    The battles were fought eighteen days apart on the same ground, 9 miles south of Saratoga, New York. Burgoyne, whose plan was to divide New England from the southern colonies had started well but slowed due to difficultys, won a small tactical victory over General Horatio Gates and the Continental Army in the September 19 Battle of Freeman's Farm at the cost of significant casualties.
  • Vally Forge

    General George Washington quarters for his men. Washington and his troops had just fought what was to be the last major battle of 1777 at the battle of black hill He was determined to pull his troops from their present encampment in the white Marsh area and move to a more secure location for the coming winter. i don't know what else?
  • Battle of Yorktown.

    The Battle of Yorktown was during the American Revoulutionary war. The war was spread out over Virgina and The Untited States of America. There was a lot of men that participated in the war. 8,800 American men, and 7,800 French and 6,000 British.
  • Treaty of Paris

    The treaty of paris was signed at the Hotel dYork. it was signed by John Adams, Benjamin Franklin, and John Jay and David Hartley.