The Continental Congress was a convention of delegates called together from the Thirteen Colonies. The Congress met from 1774 to 1789 .
The Battles of Lexington and Concord, fought on April 19, 1775. It started the American Revolutionary War that lasted until 1783.
The Second Continental Congress was a convention of delegates from the Thirteen Colonies that started meeting in the spring of 1775 in Philadelphia
The Battle of Bunker Hill was fought on June 17, 1775, early in the American Revolutionary War. The battle is named after Bunker Hill in Charlestown, Massachusetts.
In 1776, the British set forth to subdue the colonies. They began the effort by recapturing New York. First, they drove Washington off Long Island; then, from lower Harlem. After this initiative, Washington retreated to White Plains, where for the first time, he was able to hold off the British forces.