Important Events 1: Battles
Lexington: The first battle of the American Revolution unfolds. The shot heard around the world was shot here.
Fort Ticonderoga: Benedict Arnold, Ethan Allen, and the American soldiers successfully capture Fort Ticonderoga, the "Key to the continent."
Bunker Hill: Americans fight on Breed's hill, outside of Boston, and only retreat
e of lack of ammo. This is a victory to the British militia, but is a moral victory to the patriots.
Quebec: Americans try to capture Quebec, but fail.
Long Island: In the Battle of Long Island, British force Americans off this island.
Cross of the Delaware: Washington crosses the Delaware, with a squad to attack the Hessians. This is occurs on December 25, 1776.
Trenton: Washington commands a surprise attack on the German Hessian mercenaries at night, and wins triumphantly.
Princeton: Washington wins another victory, making the British leave Western New Jersey.
Bennington: Stark's company defeats redcoats, and self-esteem soars with patriot forces.
Brandywine: Washington is beaten by British, forcing him out of Pennsylvania.
Freeman's Farm: A squad of paitriots backed a British Attack.
Monmouth: Patriots attack, but the battle ends in a tie.
Camden: Cornwallis's team of redcoats punish the patriots.
King's Mountain: Americans delay a march to North Carolina.
Cowpens: Patriots defeat loyalists in an attack, encouraging more to recruit.
Guilford Courthouse: Cornwallis surrenders lots of North Carolina. This was one of the bloodiest battles of the revolution.
Yorktown: Washington and Cornwallis fight for weeks in the last major battle of the American Revolution, and Cornwallis surrenders. The French fleet provided a pivotal element to a patriots victory.
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