The Start of the American Revolution - Hannah Choi - Coggle Diagram
The Start of the American Revolution - Hannah Choi
Second Continental Congress
This was a meeting between the 13 colonies to try to make peace and independence between the British and the Americans.
This meet was meant to try to make peace and independence between the British and the Americans.
Battle of Lexington and Concord
This was when the British troops set out to find John Hancock and Samuel Adams.
In this battle, the British were led by Lieutenant Colonel Frances Smith
Battle of Bunker Hill
The Americans lost because they were told to not shoot until they could "see the whites of their eyes".
This was the only battle the British won.
Battle of Trenton
The two generals who fought were George Washington and Johann Rall.
The battle was fought on the morning of December 26, 1776.
Battle of Saratoga
This was a "turning point" in the Revolutionary War.
The Americans won this war
Battle of Yorktown
This was the last battle in the Revolutionary War.
This was the battle where the British surrendered.
The Midnight Ride
The colonists captured Fort Ticonderoga and Crown Point
Fort Ticonderoga's capture provided weapons for the colonists.
The colonists were ready to fight when the British troops came.
Post riders (Paul Revere, William Dawes, and Samuel Prescott) were sent to warn the colonists of British troop movements.
The Colonists intercepted a British plan to take colonial supplies.
Winter at Valley Forge
Valley Forge was where the Continental Army made camp in the Winter.
Some diseases at Valley Forge was Typhoid fever, pneumonia, and smallpox.
Treaty of Paris
The Treaty of Paris was when the British finally gave most of it's territory.
It was meant for peace between the British and the Americans
King George III - he was the king of Great Britain that took part in the American Revolution by trying to win the war.
Thomas Paine - he was famous for his writings, including "Common Sense" which influenced the American revolution.
Thomas Jefferson - he is known for his well-known document: The Declaration of Independence.
George Washington - he was the general of the Continental Army and won the American Revolution.
Paul Revere - he was sent (along with two other men) to warn Samuel Adams and John Hancock that they're in danger.
Patrick Henry - he was famous for one of his quotes in his speech: "Give me liberty or give me death!"
Baron von Steuben - he was hired by George Washington to train the soldiers.
Benjamin Franklin - he was America's representative
General Cornwallis - he fought for the British and surrendered to the Americans in the Battle of Yorktown.
Marquis de Lafayette - he served for the Continental Army as the General.
Declaration of Independence
This is a famous document drafted by Thomas Jefferson.
It's purpose was to put in all of the colonies' grievances and complaints. It was also meant to ask for their own free nation and independence.