There was two Continental Congress to free the colonist from Great Britain. So a few men from each of the 13 colonies met up and made a congress. They wanted their own country and for that they met in 1774. It didn't work so well so they met up again in 1775, after the battle of Lexington and Concord, this is when they made the Declaration of independence and signs the Document.
The Lexington and Concord battle was in April 19 of 1775. This then Started the American Revolution. The british wanted to control the colonist, but Paul revere warned the colonist and they won.
New England and the British fought on Bunker hill on June 17,1775. The British fought to control the colonist and the Colonist fight for independence.
On March 4,1776 Washington Moved his army to Dorchester Heights. Facing Boston on a hill they wait with cynons at the ready. When the leader of the British awoke, William Howe,he knew he would have to retret. Retereting The American troops now hold the start of the rebellion.
The Battle of New York is a war from the revolutionary war. It was on August 27,1776. It was a fight between colonist and British troops.