Revolutionary War thingy
Updated: 1/14/2021
Revolutionary War thingy

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  • Lexington and Concord
  • The Redcoats are coming!
  • R.I.P Charlestown
  • Bunker Hill
  • Perhaps if we cover the whites of our eyes they wont shoot at us
  • Sure hope we don't run out of ammo...
  • Trenton
  • The British were marching to Lexington and Concord due to evidence of rebellious activity there, but the two towns were warned by Paul Revere's infamous midnight ride. Lexington was defeated and Concord triumphed over the Redcoats. This is considered the beginning of the American Revolution.
  • Saratoga
  • French will Join!
  • American militia set up around Breeds hill, and they were ordered by William Prescot "don't shoot until you see the whites of their eyes." 40% of the British army was killed, but the colonists lost due to low ammunition.
  • Valley Forge
  • I hate wall sits...
  • George Washington, in a desperate attempt to regain the loyalty of the Continental Army, launched a surprise attack on the Hessians in the middle of a blizzard, winning without firing a single shot and capturing some 800 Germans.
  • Yorktown
  • The British launched a three pronged attack, but ironically only one army made it, with Benedict Arnold playing a crucial role in one on the battles. British General Burgoyne ended up surrounded by the American Army. This convinced the French to join the Americans, and this battle is known as the turning point in the war.
  • After an unsucceseful attempt at capturing Philadelphia, George Washinton set up cam for over the winter. Many troops became sick, but in this time Frenchman Baron von Steuben created the Traning Program, making the Contenantal army a much stronger fighting force.
  • Inoculation anyone?
  • In an epic final battle for independence, Lord Cornwallis set up his army on a peninsula. The American army, led by George Washington attack from the right flank and the French attack from the left. Lord Cornwallis eventually surrendered and the war was over with justice and liberty for all!
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