Revere and Dawes rode around to alert Americans of the British troops arrival in America.
First official battles of the Revolutionary War after tensions building between two parties over taxes, lack of representation and much more.
Even though the British won, the Americans got a confidence boost because they did hurt the British's troops.
British were disorganized and so Montgomery was able to defeat them and take the city of Montreal.
Tried to get support from Canada by capturing Quebec but lost to British and Montgomery died in the process.
Americans launch a surprise attack on the British from Dorchester Heights and so defeat the British and expel them from Boston.
The British arrived on Long Island hoping to capture American troops but Washington managed to escape capture even if they lost the battle.
The British manage to capture all of NYC and push the Patriots out.
Laid siege on Fort Washington and Fort Lee and many Patriots died in the capture.
Washington attempted to cross the Delaware River in order to surprise the British mercenary troops but most of the troops didn't make it across and so many troops were lost.
Big loss for Americans when British completely forced out Patriots and British assume the war will be over for them in their favor.
Americans beat British at Saratoga which finally forces French to see them as an Independent state.
Americans are low on supplies and can barely continue but Washington perseveres and raises moral for later battles.
British troops combined with Loyalists launch a surprise attack against the Patriots and capture Savannah for an extended period of time.
Americans suffer the worst defeat so far in the war and lose Charleston creating an all out civil war between Patriots and Loyalists in South Carolina.
Many French troops and supplies arrive to come and help the dwindling British forces.
Benedict Arnold is exposed for trying to give up West Point to the British for money and so branded a traitor
Washington puts Greene in charge to control troops down South and try to maintain order.
British suffer extreme troop loss and Cornwallis gives up his Carolina campaign, bested by Greene.
Cornwallis is ambushed by French and American troops and is forced to surrender with his 8,000 troops. The unofficial end of the Revolutionary War.
Declares America a free and independent state and officially ends the Revolutionary War.