Timelines of the American Revolution


1782
March 20 - The British wartime government under Lord North falls following his resignation.

March 26 - Major General Guy Carleton replaces Lt. General Henry Clinton as British Commander-in-Chief of the British Army in America.

April 19 - Holland recognizes the United States.

July 11 - British evacuate Savannah, Georgia.

September 27 - Formal peace negotiations begin in Paris, France.

November 18 - British evacuate Wilmington, North Carolina.

November 30 - Priliminary treaty recognizing American independence is signed.

December 14 - Charleston, South Carolina is last British outpost to be evacuated.








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