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important events in the revolutionary war<br />By: James Gentile<br />
VALLEY FORGE<br />“If the army does not get help soon, in all likelihood it will disband.” -George Washington<br />Deserti...
VALLEY FORGE<br />February= New life<br />March= General Nathanial Green= Food<br />April= Baron Von Stueben<br />April= C...
VALLEY FORGE<br />May= French Alliance<br />June 19, 1778<br />Suffering, Survival, Success<br />Wikimedia Commons, George...
Saratoga<br />“…One of the greatest battles that ever was fought in America.”- Major Henry Dearborn<br />British Plan<br /...
Saratoga <br />Lake George- Burgoyne stopped<br />General Howe<br />Washington retreats to York<br />Washington sends troo...
1st Battle of Saratoga<br />“Battle of Freemans Farm”- Sept. 19th, 1777<br />Burgoyne- 10 miles short<br />Sharpshooting V...
2nd Battle of Saratoga<br />“Battle of Bemis Heights”- Oct. 7th 1777<br />Burgoyne's Mishap<br />Burgoyne retreats North<b...
Battle of Yorktown<br />Lord Charles Cornwallis<br />Sir Henry Clinton<br />Marquis de Lafayette<br />Wikimedia Commons, L...
The march to Virginia<br />Admiral De Grasse<br />Washington attacks- August 21st<br />The other 2,500 men…<br />
Bombardment <br />De Grasse's troops<br />3,000 More<br />September 28th<br />October 14th, 2 redoubts destroyed<br />
Bombardment <br />Cornwallis’s counterattack<br />Cornwallis’s counterattack=…Failure<br />October 17th– Surrender<br />Yo...
Treaty of Paris <br />Cornwallis surrender= ends the Revolutionary War<br />Small battles linger<br />King George III<br /...
Singing of the Treaty<br />September 3rd, 1783<br />Increase the Peace<br />January 14th, 1784<br />Wikimedia Commons, Tre...
Key points of T.O.P.<br />Ten articles<br />Main ones:<br />Article #1<br />Article #2<br />Article #7<br />
Conclusion<br />Valley forge= no battle was fought<br />Saratoga= one of the greatest battles ever fought<br />Battle of Y...
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Important events in the revolutionary war

  1. 1. important events in the revolutionary war<br />By: James Gentile<br />
  2. 2. VALLEY FORGE<br />“If the army does not get help soon, in all likelihood it will disband.” -George Washington<br />Desertions, Death and Disease<br />“Beef!!”<br />Six month encampment<br />No battle was fought<br />
  3. 3. VALLEY FORGE<br />February= New life<br />March= General Nathanial Green= Food<br />April= Baron Von Stueben<br />April= Conway Cable eliminated<br />
  4. 4. VALLEY FORGE<br />May= French Alliance<br />June 19, 1778<br />Suffering, Survival, Success<br />Wikimedia Commons, George Washington and Marquis de Lafayette at Valley Forge, October 29th 2005 via Wikimedia Commons, Public Domain<br />
  5. 5. Saratoga<br />“…One of the greatest battles that ever was fought in America.”- Major Henry Dearborn<br />British Plan<br />General John Burgoyne<br />Successful- Two armies join in Albany<br />
  6. 6. Saratoga <br />Lake George- Burgoyne stopped<br />General Howe<br />Washington retreats to York<br />Washington sends troops North<br />
  7. 7. 1st Battle of Saratoga<br />“Battle of Freemans Farm”- Sept. 19th, 1777<br />Burgoyne- 10 miles short<br />Sharpshooting Virginians<br />2 for 1<br />
  8. 8. 2nd Battle of Saratoga<br />“Battle of Bemis Heights”- Oct. 7th 1777<br />Burgoyne's Mishap<br />Burgoyne retreats North<br />October 17th, 1777<br />
  9. 9. Battle of Yorktown<br />Lord Charles Cornwallis<br />Sir Henry Clinton<br />Marquis de Lafayette<br />Wikimedia Commons, Lord Cornwallis (1738 - 1805)<br />two-time Governor-General of India from 1786 to 1793 and in 1805, 28 <br />march 2010 via Wikimedia Commons , Public Domain.<br />
  10. 10. The march to Virginia<br />Admiral De Grasse<br />Washington attacks- August 21st<br />The other 2,500 men…<br />
  11. 11. Bombardment <br />De Grasse's troops<br />3,000 More<br />September 28th<br />October 14th, 2 redoubts destroyed<br />
  12. 12. Bombardment <br />Cornwallis’s counterattack<br />Cornwallis’s counterattack=…Failure<br />October 17th– Surrender<br />Yorktown- Last major battle of Revolutionary <br />Wikimedia Commons, Surrender of Lord Cornwallis at Yorktown., 21 <br />February 2005 via Wikimedia Commons, Public Domain.<br />
  13. 13. Treaty of Paris <br />Cornwallis surrender= ends the Revolutionary War<br />Small battles linger<br />King George III<br />Wikimedia Commons, a needle painting of King George III of England<br />done by Mary Morris Knowles after a painting by Zoffany , 25 July <br />2008 via Wikimedia Commons, Public Domain<br />
  14. 14. Singing of the Treaty<br />September 3rd, 1783<br />Increase the Peace<br />January 14th, 1784<br />Wikimedia Commons, Treaty of Paris - the participants, 1 June 2007 via Wikimedia <br />Commons, Public Domain <br />
  15. 15. Key points of T.O.P.<br />Ten articles<br />Main ones:<br />Article #1<br />Article #2<br />Article #7<br />
  16. 16. Conclusion<br />Valley forge= no battle was fought<br />Saratoga= one of the greatest battles ever fought<br />Battle of Yorktown= ends revolutionary <br />Treaty of Paris= grants America freedom!!<br />

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