A group of men dressed up as Indians and dumped almost to what would now be $3,000,000 of tea into the ocean.
"Give me liberty or give me death"
Becoming a battle cry for the upcoming war.
The rides of Paul Revere and William Dawes into Concord and Lexington to warn about the redcoats coming
Minutemen and redcoats clash at Lexington and Concord
The shot heard round the world because these were the first colonies to fight back against the original country
Green Mountain Boys capture British Fort Ticonderoga
Patriots defeat loyalist troops and made them retreat, in order to burn down Norfolk, SC
Common Sense, written by Thomas Paine, was published to increase the colonial beliefs of the freedom of the colonies
Declaration of Independence is adopted by the Congress and is sent to the printer
Delegates begin signing the Declaration of Independence
Benedict Arnold makes British retreat at Ridgefield CT
Turning point in the revolutionary war,
Gives France assurance that the Americans could win the war and they should send troops in their effort to help.
The Americans and French sign an alliance to defeat the British
After two massacres, patriots begin burning down Indian villages
French arrive in Newport to aid the Americans
American troops defeat loyalists "tories" at Hanging Rock, SC
Lord North resigned as British Prime minister
British and Americans sign a peace treaty
British troops leave New York City
Washington resigns as a military general, after major win against the Brits