The American Revolution

Events

The Battle of Lexington and Concord

April 19, 1775

The first battle of the American Revolution.

The Battle of Bunker Hill

June 17, 1775

Although a loss, it was a great moral booster for Americans that caused heavy losses to the British army.

Adoption of the Deceleration of Independance

July 4, 1776

The Second Continental Congress officially adopted the Deceleration of Independence.

The Battle of Trenton

December 23, 1776

American victory

The Battle of Saratoga

September 19, 1777

The turning point of the war. America not only won the battle but also a powerful ally, France.

The Battle of Monmouth

June 28, 1778

The Siege of Savannah

December 29, 1778

British victory

The Siege of Charleston

March 29, 1780 - May 12, 1780

The greatest defeat for Americans.

Battle of Guilford Courthouse

March 15, 1781

The British won the battle but received many casualties.

The Battle of Yorktown

October 19, 1781

The last battle in the American Revolution.