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    The Battle of Lexington and Concord was the most important battle in the Revolutionary War. Being the first battle makes this battle the most important because it started off the war. The battle of Lexington and Concord was also important because it showed the British that the colonists were not docile.It also made the Colonist believe that they could have a chance of coming out triumphet ,even if the British were more ready and had a bigger army. The war was never planned to begin on April 19,1775 but it came unexpected in a way.But was foreshadowed by rebellions that started all over the 13 colonies like Bacon’s Rebellion which was one of the first rebellions.It all started when General Gage had a plan his plan was to capture the colonial leaders Sam Adams and John Hancock and to go seize gunpowder in Concord .Gage then sent out troops to Lexington Green to go capture Adams and Hancok. Spies then exposed the news to the colonists.Word was spread from town to town.Boston’s North Church then let out a signal to inform the colonists that the British were going to attack by sea.Horseback rider Paul Revere,William Dawes, and Dr.Samuel Prescott went off to warn the colonist by yelling “The british are coming”.Which is one of the most famous quotes of the Revolutionary War.In this…

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    Elieth Serrano-Ortega HIS 166 (86287) Essay #2 due October 17, 2015 Events such as the Battle of Lexington and Concord, Second Continental Congress and the publication of Common Sense transformed the competing visions of Patriots and Loyalists. Lexington and Concord “struck many participants as an irreparable rupture”. General Gage had the intention of seizing rebel arms in the town of Concord. However, when the General’s soldiers arrived, they were greeted by Patriot militiamen and shots…

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    The beginning battles of the Revolution, such as the Battle of Moore’s Creek Bridge and the Battle of Lexington and Concord, were a key morale boost for the Patriots in the early stages of the American Revolutionary War. The Battle of Lexington and Concord occurred on April 19, 1775. However, before the Battle of Lexington and Concord came to be, representatives of the colonists gathered for the First Continental Congress in Massachusetts. As the meeting adjourned, the colonies decided to…

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    Revolution got started? The battle at Lexington and Concord is the first major battle of the American Revolution. It was known as the “Shot heard around the world,” because no one knows who took the first shot. In the Lexington and Concord battle there was 700 British and 77 Militiamen. It took place in Middlesex County, Province of Massachusetts Bay, within the towns of Lexington, Concord, Lincoln, Menotomy, and Cambridge, near Boston. It all started because tTensions had been building for…

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    Paul wasn’t a unique hero before the battle of Lexington. When you may ask? The poem mentions the date April 18, 1775. The poem goes right when Paul is planning out the plan for a signal if the British come by land or if they come by sea. Who you may ask? Paul Revere, his friend, and the colonists helping them. What was happening you may ask? Paul was waiting impatiently for the signals. As soon as he saw the signals he got on his horse and rode off to the village and alarmed everyone…

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    Congress and of the continental army. It also started to turn the tide in Britain, many English people started to oppose the war. Meanwhile, the French provided a fleet and a sizable army in the colonies to fight the British. For example in 1780, 6,000 French troops landed at Newport to establish a naval base. The French also fought in the West Indies, India, and Spain. Despite winning various battles across the globe, the French helped tax the British of their military and financial strength…

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    I presented my lesson to an 8th grade Social Studies classroom. In this classroom I presented a lesson that incorporated critical thinking and evaluating primary sources to support their argument. My mentor teacher and I came up with a lesson called “Who fired the first shot” where we showed students videos and documents about the battle at Lexington and Concord. I sent students a PowerPoint with four different points of view about the event at Lexington. My since my school is a one-to one (one…

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    Some people may ask who the minute men were? And where did the minute men fight? Well, the minute men where just normal citizen soldiers in the Revolutionary war. These when decided one day that they were going to volunteer to be “minutes” in the American colonies. These men that were in units were first made or formed in Massachusetts in the year of 1774, These men or units of men were the first to take part in the battles at Lexington and Concord in the year of 1775. Lexington and Concord…

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    a day that will go down in history. On the Town Green at Lexington, Massachusetts, tensions that had been building up between the American Colonists and the British Empire finally surfaced, resulting in an intense war: The American Revolution. The battles of Lexington and Concord were the first military engagements of the American Revolutionary War. Roughly seven hundred redcoats arrived at Lexington, who were then met by about seventy-seven armed colonists on the town green (The Battles of…

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    His midnight ride on April 18, 1775, would go down in history as one of the best power play in any war. Revere and some companions were in the Green Dragon tavern in Boston. This is where they arranged the signal using the lanterns of the north church, "One if by land, and two if by sea" was the signal they used. To inform the rebels of the British Military’s plan. When it was time, Paul Revere rode into Lexington to notify John Hancock and Samuel Adams that the British were coming. Adams and…

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