"It was a dear bought victory; another such would have ruined us."
I have given the United States half the territory they possess
In winter of Pennsylvania 1777-1778 George Washington and his American soldiers had no supplies and "a number of our men, indeed all who have not had the small pox are and soon will be under inoculation" but were forced to retreat.
Lexington and Concord
It's 1781 in South Carolina and General Henry Clinton and his British soldiers trapped the Americans so they surrendered.
Battle of Bunker Hill
British leader Henry Hamilton and his army didn't expect attack from George Rogers Clark and the Americans and it scared them into leaving from Northwest Territory 1778-79.
Battle of Yorktown
In Massachusetts April of 1775 the first battle of the American Revolution began with Captain John Parker as the American leader and General Gage as the British leader. The British retreated back to Boston.
Stand your ground. Don't fire unless fired upon, but if they mean to have a war let it begin here.
In Massachusetts June, 1775, British General William Howe and American leader William Prescott battled with their armies, however the Americans had a very small amount of ammo which needed to be used wisely. Even though the Americans did very good the British won.
Don't fire until you see the whites of their eyes!
American and French forces bombarded Yorktown with cannons to fight British and they surrendered because they were unprepared. We must take Cornwallis or be all dishonored General George Washinngton said.