Timeline of the American Revolution

1635 – Madelaine Coventry arrives in Boston and gradually sets up her Chantry in Salem.

1692 – The Ventrue attempt to murder Coventry during the Salem Witch Trials.

1760 – French and Indian War ends, leaving a significant number of the Iroquois allied to the British.

1761 Cherokee Rebellion

1762 – Lenni Lenape prophet Neolin (called “The Imposter” by the British) speaks out against the white man’s ways, particularly the British, inspiring Pontiac’s Rebellion. He is discredited after the Rebellion. Neolin had been a leading light of the Dreamspeakers, but is considered a barrabus in 1778.

1763-1766 – Pontiac’s Rebellion show that most Native Americans outside of the Iroquois do not support British policies. Beginning to lose the war, the British respond with monstrous tactics, deliberately spreading smallpox among Native Americans (as well as Banes). Over one million die. The souls of the dead, clamoring for vengeance, scar the Umbra and fill it with horrors. Neolin becomes their mouthpiece.

1764-1774 – the British enact a series of Acts which further enrage the colonists, setting the seeds for war. Sabbat, Brujah, Gangrel, and Werewolf forces become increasingly active throughout the region. House Wyrmfoe becomes increasingly anti-British, breaking from their European kin.

1773 – The Boston Tea Party. Mostly humans, but Fianna and Bone Gnawer Werewolves participate.

1775 – Battles of Lexington and Concord, followed by the Siege of Boston (April 19)

1775 – Gunpowder Incident April 20)

1775 – Skenesboro, New York (now Whitehall, New York) captured by Lt Samuel Herrick. (May 9)

1775 – Fort Ticonderoga captured by Ethan Allen, Benedict Arnold and the Green Mountain Boys. (May 10)

1775 – Battle of Bunker Hill (June 17)

1775 – The Second Continental Congress meets

1775 – Olive Branch Petition sent to King George III

1775 – Henry Knox transported fifty-nine captured cannon (taken from Fort Ticonderoga and Fort Crown Point) from upstate New York to Boston, MA. Trip took 56 days to complete. (Dec. 05, 1775 to Jan. 24,1776)

1776 – New Hampshire ratifies the first state constitution

1776 – Thomas Paine publishes Common Sense (January 10)

1776 – Battle of Nassau (March 3–4)

1776 – Battle of Turtle Gut Inlet (June 29)

1776 – The Second Continental Congress enacts (July 2) a resolution declaring independence from the British Empire, and then approves (July 4) the written Declaration of Independence.

1776 – Battle of Long Island, a.k.a. Battle of Brooklyn (August 27)

1776 – British prison ships begin in Wallabout Bay, New York

1776 – Staten Island Peace Conference (September 11)

1776 – Landing at Kip’s Bay (September 15)

1776 – Battle of Harlem Heights (September 16)

1776 – Great Fire of New York (September 21–22)

1776 – Nathan Hale captured and executed for espionage (September 22)

1776 – Battle of Valcour Island (October 11)

1776 – Battle of White Plains (October 29)

1776 – Battle of Fort Washington (November 16)

1776 – Battle of Fort Lee (November 20)

1776 – December; the Continental Congress flees Philadelphia to Baltimore

1776 – Battle of Iron Works Hill (December 23 – December 26)

1776 – Battle of Trenton (December 26)

1777 – Second Battle of Trenton (January 2)

1777 – Battle of Princeton (January 3)

1777 – Forage War

1777 – Battle of Bound Brook (April 13)

1777 – Middlebrook encampment (May 28 – July 2)

1777 – Fort Ticonderoga abandoned by the Americans due to advancing British troops placing cannon on Mount Defiance. (July 5)

1777 – British retake Fort Ticonderoga. (July 6)

1777 – Battle of Hubbardton (July 7, 1777)

1777 – Delegates in Vermont, which was not one of the Thirteen Colonies, establish a republic and adopt (July 8) a constitution—the first in what is now the territory of the United States to prohibit slavery.

1777 – Battle of Short Hills (July 26)

1777 – Battle of Oriskany (August 6)

1777 – Battle of Bennington (August 16)

1777 – Battle of Brandywine (September 11).

1777 – Battle of Paoli (Paoli Massacre) (September 20)

In the aftermath of the Battles of Brandywine and Paoli, Philadelphia is seen as indefensible by the Americans. On September 26, 1777, British forces marched into Philadelphia unopposed.

1777 – British occupation of Philadelphia (September 26)

1777 – Battle of Germantown (October 4)

1777 – Two Battles of Saratoga (September 19 and October 7) conclude with the surrender of the British army under General Burgoyne.

1777 – Battle of Red Bank (October 22)

1777 – Articles of Confederation adopted by the Second Continental Congress (November 15)

1777 – Battle of White Marsh (December 5 – December 8)

1777 – Battle of Matson’s Ford (December 11)

1777–1778 – Continental Army in winter quarters at Valley Forge (December 19 – ?)

1778 – Treaty of Alliance with France (February 6). British troops begin to pull out of Philadelphia.

May 20th, 1778 – game begins as the Marquis de Lafayette advances on a British position with a large probing force of 2200 Revolutionaries, five cannon, and 50 Native Americans, mostly Oneida. The British attempt to

Timeline of the American Revolution

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