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  • Timeline

    1. 1. REVOLUTIONARY WAR TIMELINE
    2. 2. REVOLUTIONARY WAR TIMELINE Jack Heavey 2A/3B
    3. 3. The War at Sea
    4. 4. The War at Sea•1775
    5. 5. The War at Sea•1775•British ships werevulnerable because ofthe long jouney fromBritian
    6. 6. The War at Sea•1775•British ships werevulnerable because ofthe long jouney fromBritian•Most patriot shipswere either capturedor sunk by Britichwarships
    7. 7. Fort Ticonderoga
    8. 8. Fort Ticonderoga•May, 1775
    9. 9. Fort Ticonderoga•May, 1775•Colonists capturedthe forts 50 pluscannons and weapons
    10. 10. Fort Ticonderoga•May, 1775•Colonists capturedthe forts 50 pluscannons and weapons•Once the colonists hadpossesion of the cannons,the finally had enoughfirepower to take backBoston
    11. 11. Washington Takes Command
    12. 12. Washington Takes Command•June 15th, 1775
    13. 13. Washington Takes Command•June 15th, 1775•The SecondContinental Congressgave command of thecontinental army toWashington.
    14. 14. Washington Takes Command•June 15th, 1775•The SecondContinental Congressgave command of thecontinental army toWashington.•Chosen forhis “commandpresence.”
    15. 15. Battle of Bunker Hill
    16. 16. Battle of Bunker Hill•June 17th, 1775
    17. 17. Battle of Bunker Hill•June 17th, 1775•The colonists ranout of gunpowderand were forced toretreat.
    18. 18. Battle of Bunker Hill•June 17th, 1775•The colonists ranout of gunpowderand were forced toretreat.•The Britishultimately wonthe battle.
    19. 19. Early Battles
    20. 20. Early Battles•1776
    21. 21. Early Battles•1776•Washington hadcollected almost 20,000men around Boston
    22. 22. Early Battles•1776•Washington hadcollected almost 20,000men around Boston•Only a retreat acrossthe Delaware savedWashington and his armyfrom the moreexperienced British
    23. 23. Crossing the Delaware
    24. 24. Crossing the Delaware•December 25th, 1776
    25. 25. Crossing the Delaware•December 25th, 1776•Washington andhis troops tookaround 1,000Hessians prisoner.
    26. 26. Crossing the Delaware•December 25th, 1776•Washington andhis troops tookaround 1,000Hessians prisoner.•The colonists wereforced to attack withbaonets because ofthe cold weatherconditions.
    27. 27. The Turning Point
    28. 28. The Turning Point•October, 1777
    29. 29. The Turning Point•October, 1777•The Britishsurrendered over 6,00troops at Saratoga,New York.
    30. 30. The Turning Point•October, 1777•The Britishsurrendered over 6,00troops at Saratoga,New York.•With the Americanvictory, the Fenchjoined the war on thecolonists side.
    31. 31. Valley Forge
    32. 32. Valley Forge•Winter of 1777-1778
    33. 33. Valley Forge•Winter of 1777-1778•The colonists werefreezing and starving.
    34. 34. Valley Forge•Winter of 1777-1778•The colonists werefreezing and starving.•Over 2,500American troopsperished.
    35. 35. War in the West and South
    36. 36. War in the West and South•1778-1780
    37. 37. War in the West and South•1778-1780•The patriotscaptured over 1,000of Cornwallis’s men
    38. 38. War in the West and South•1778-1780•The patriotscaptured over 1,000of Cornwallis’s men•Even though theBritish won, theysuffered so many lossesthey were forced toretreat
    39. 39. Yorktown
    40. 40. Yorktown•October 6th, 1781
    41. 41. Yorktown•October 6th, 1781•Over 16,000 patriottroops surroundedYorktown
    42. 42. Yorktown•October 6th, 1781•Over 16,000 patriottroops surroundedYorktown•General Cornwallissurrendered over8,000 troops
    43. 43. Yorktown•October 6th, 1781•Over 16,000 patriottroops surroundedYorktown•General Cornwallissurrendered over8,000 troops•This marked the endof the RevolutionaryWar

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