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Revolutionary War

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Jayla Mann

on 11 October 2013

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Revolutionary War
Lexington
The Battles of Lexington and Concord, fought on April 19, 1775, kicked off the American Revolutionary War (1775-83). Tensions had been building for many years between residents of the 13 American colonies and the British authorities, particularly in Massachusetts. On the night of April 18, 1775, hundreds of British troops marched from Boston to nearby Concord in order to seize an arms cache. Paul Revere sounded the alarm. The battle started because somebody fired the first shot. This was in the morning of April 19th 1775. No one knows up to date who fired that shot.
The start of the revolutionary war .

Saragota
The Battle of Saratoga was the turning point of the Revolutionary War.
On October 17, 1777, 5,895 British and Hessian troops surrendered their arms. General John Burgoyne had lost 86 percent force that had marched into New York from Canada in the early summer of 1777.



Valley Forge
The 12,000 men and women of the Continental Army who arrived in Valley Forge on December 19, 1777 with Commander In Chief, General George Washington, were half-starved and no longer believed they could win a war of independence from Britain. The Patriot Army had lost the Battle at Brandywine on September 11, 1777 and the Battle of Germantown on October 4, 1777. They had been forced to retreat at both battles. This left them discouraged
Yorktown
28th September to 19th October 1781
The War's End!!!!!!!!!



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