Colonists protesting the Stamp Act
Colonists protesting the Stamp Act
 
 
Colonists dumping tea
Colonists dumping tea
 
 
Revere alerted everyone about the British soldiers.
Revere alerted everyone about the British soldiers.
 
 
General Washington crossing the Delaware River
General Washington crossing the Delaware River
 
 
Signing the Declaration of Independence
Signing the Declaration of Independence
 
 
The Continental Army attacking the British at Yorktown
The Continental Army attacking the British at Yorktown
 
 
As part of the peace treaty, America was given land once claimed by Britain.
As part of the peace treaty, America was given land once claimed by Britain.
 
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Topic(s):   Revolutionary War (U.S.)
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1765
March
The Stamp Act: Colonists dislike a new tax on documents
1770
March
Boston Massacre: British soldiers and angry mob clash
1773
December
Boston Tea Party: Patriots protest new tea tax
1774
September
First Continental Congress Meets: Group unites to protest British actions
1775
April 18
Paul Revere's Ride: Warns Boston countryside that the British are coming!
1775
April 19
Lexington and Concord: Shots heard round the world are fired
1775
May
Capture of Fort Ticonderoga: Ethan Allen and his men take the British Fort
1775
June
Battle of Bunker Hill: War's first major action
1776
July 4
Declaration of Independence Adopted: Jefferson's famous words
1776
December 26
Washington Crosses the Delaware: Patriots boldly win Battle of Trenton
1777
June
America Chooses a Flag: Continental Congress adopts stars and stripes
1777
October
Battle of Saratoga: An important victory for America
1777 - 1778
Dec - Jun
Valley Forge: Continental Army trains and endures harsh winter
1781
October
Battle of Yorktown: War's last major battle, British surrender
1783
September
Treaty of Paris: America and Britain sign a formal peace treaty

 

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