Alexis Chauvette- timeline

Beginning/ Start

French & Indian War

1754 - 1763

-Were competing for colonies
-most famous battle: The Battle of Fort Duquesne
-Indians fought a guerilla war while the British were conservative
-Britain won the war easily

American revolution

1776 - 1782

-Americas darkest hour: General Howe brought 10,000 troops to New York and took control over it - Washington retreated to NJ
-BATTLE OF TRENTONHowe left 1,400 troops in Trenton, NJ - Washington attacked and captured ~ 200 soldiers Christmas morning
-War begins again in Spring 1777: British plan strategy, Howe doesn't understand his part and goes to Philadelphia - Americans lose very badly
-BATTLE OF SARATOGA: France & Spain decide to help with the war
-BATTLE AT YORKTOWN: french blocked British help from sea
-October 19, Cornwallis surrendered

AMERICANS WIN THEIR INDEPENDENCE!

Major Battles durning Revolution

Americas Darkest Hour

June, 1776 - July, 1776

Battle of Trenton

December 25, 1776

Battle of Saratoga

September 19, 1777 - October 17, 1777

Aid from Abroad

1778 - 1782

Battle at Yorktown

May, 1781 - October 19, 1781

*Cornwallis surrenders

The British Parliment Votes

March, 1782