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American Revolution Battles

This is for school (so don't jugde me)

Stephanos Ktorides

on 1 November 2012

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Transcript of American Revolution Battles

The battle of Bunker hill A clip of a American Revolution battle A clip of a American Revolution battle American Revolution Battles The battle Lexington This battle was at Massachusetts, on April 18, 1775. On the evening of the 18th of April, British troops were shipped across the Boston harbor to start their march to Lexington. The colonists had been warned of the British troops. Captain Jonas Parker and 75 armed men were there to meet them. Parker was greatly out numbered by the British troops. The British won that battle. The battle of Bunker hill was one of the first major battles of the Revolution. This battle took place on 17th of June, 1775. The battle actually took place on Breeds hill but Bunker hill is where the Americans retreated to. The British had 2,400 troops while the Americans had 1,500. The British had defeated the Americans. The battle of Ticonderoga This battle took place at Fort Ticonderoga on Lake Champlain, New York state on the 6th of July 1777. The British had 7,213 and the Americans had 3,000. The British and the Americans weren't the only ones involved in this battle, the Germans were in this too.
The Americans withdrew precipitately from Ticonderoga into British hands. The battle of Long Island This battle takes place in New York on the 27th of August, 1776. The British out numbered the Americans. The British had 20,000 troops and the Americans had 10,000.
Generals: Major General Lord Howe and General George Washington. The battles of the American Revolution I am going to be
talking about are: Lexington, Bunker hill, Long Island, Ticonderoga, Camden, Saratoga, and Yorktown. The battle of Saratoga This battle was on the Hudson river in New York state on the 17th
October 1777. The British force had 5,000 and the Americans had 12,000 to 14,000. The Americans forced a surrender to the British force. The battle of Camden The battle of Camden was in South
Carolina on the 16th of a August 1780.
The British had 1,500 British soldiers and 500 militia. The Americans had 1,500 Continental troops and some 1,500 militia. Surprisingly the British won. The battle of Yorktown This battle took place in Virginia on the 28th of September to the 19th of October. It was the Americans and the French against the British. This was one of the Biggest battles in the American Revolution. There were 8,800 Americans, 7,800 French, and 6,000 British. General Washington commanded the Americans, Lieutenant General de Rochambeau commanded the French, and Major General Lord Cornwallis commanded the British. The Americans and the French won the British.
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