The American Revolution

The American Revolution

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  • Battle of Brooklyn
  • Retreat! We're outnumbered! Retreat!
  • Trenton & Princeton
  • Onward to victory!
  • The Battle of Saratoga
  • Order our navy to help the patriots win against the British crown.
  • Yes king!
  • While the Battle of Brooklyn, Washington was defeated. The British soldiers had an advantage, they outnumbered Washington's poorly trained troops. After the war, Washington retreated to New Jersey with his injured soldiers.
  • Winter at Valley Forge
  • Washington planned to attack the hessian's by surprise in Trenton and was victorious. After that Washington decided to attack Princeton. He also planned to attack Lieutenant Colonel Charles Mawhood by surprise, which unfortunately the plan was discovered by Mawhood. On the bright side, Washington won. This victory convinced more soldiers to fight the crown. 
  • Guilford Courthouse
  • The first battle the British won against Washington's best generals benedict Arnold, and Horatio Gates. The Americans won in the second battle in Saratoga. Since, France and Britain were rival kingdoms, the victory has convinced French King Louis XVI to send their navy to help the patriots win against the British crown. 
  • The Battle/Siege of Yorktown
  • Winter 1777-1778,General Washington and Baron von Steuben spent the winter training the troops. During that time, Thomas Paine's The Crisis was inspiring many that not to give up fight with Britain, and was ordered to be read to the troops. Along came the Smallpox vaccine, troops were dying and sick. Many women's followed alongside and cared for the army.
  • Its freezing, I'm am starving, weak, and feeling sick.
  • General Charles Cornwallis focus shifted to the south where they can enlist the support of American colonist to remain loyal to Great Britain and the British monarchy. He planned to capture the colonies in the south then he believes he can more readily capture the  colonies in the north. Cornwallis was devastated by the American military in the south and was defeated. 
  • Let's capture the southern colonies then head north.
  • The Americans and the French forces went to capture the British army. The French General is General Rochambeau, and the French Admiral is de Grasse. American General is George Washington, British General is General Cornwallis. The Americans won the battle at Yorktown.
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