Battle of Long Island-1776 • British Victory • Nathan Hale becomes a hero! • “My only regret is that I have but one life to give to my country!”
Battle of Trenton-1777 • American victory! • G.W. leads the Americans in a surprise attack against the British! • Christmas Day ambush! • Capture over 900 Hessians!
Battle of Saratoga-1777 • Turning point of the war! • Americans block the British Three Prong Attack on NY
BonhommeRich vs. the Serapis-1779 • American victory – naval battle --- say what!? • John Paul Jones becomes hero! • “I have not yet begun to fight!”
Battle of Camden -1780 • British Victory! • Gen. Gates puts inexperienced young soldiers in front line.
Battle of Yorktown- 1781 • Last battle of the American Revolution • British surrender- General Cornwallis • French alliances show up ;)
Treaty of Paris, 1783 • Official end to the American Revolution