Create 6 slides for 6 events that happened during the revolutionary war.
Boston Tea Party
Lexington and Concord
The Boston Massacre was started due to a fight that broke out between a few colonists and redcoat soldiers. Because this fight broke out soldiers fired on the colonists. Killing about five people. The Sons of Liberty said that "Attucks and the four others had given their lives for freedom.
Battle of Bunker Hill
"Don't fire until you see the whites of their eyes!"
The Boston Tea Party was an event that took place on the evening of December 16, 1773. During the Boston Tea Party the Sons of Liberty planned and convinced colonists to block the tea ships from landing. Wen they did this colonists threw loads of tea cargo overboard and into the ocean. "the Sons of Liberty organized what came to be known as the Boston Tea Party"
The Battle of Lexington and Concord were very important battles in the revolutionary war. These were the first battles of the revolutionary war. Ralph Waldo wrote "colonial troops had fired the 'shot heard 'round the world."
Battle of Yorktown
The Battle of Bunker Hill was a Battle in which the British won but suffered more losses than the Patriots.
Valley Forge was one of the hardest time for the Continental Army. Britain's General Howe forced Washington and is troops out of Philadelphia. The army was already short on supplies. Some soldiers had nothing but a blanket to cover themselves and some didn't even have shoes! Because of their of shoes the men would leave tracks of blood in the snow as the marched.
The Battle of Yorktown was the last battle of the Revolutionary War. The American and French bombarded Yorktown, destroying buliding with cannon fire.