Chesler Timeline

Important Documents

Declaration of Independence

1776

Written and signed to separate colonists from Great Britain.

Battles

Battles of Trenton and Princeton

1776

Patriots win

Battle of New York

1776

Patriots lose

Battle of Saratoga

1777

Turning point in war
Calls in french and spanish for help

Battle of Yorktown

1781

Britain surrenders

Acts and Taxes

Aid from France and Spain

1778