Battles of Lexington and Concord

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  • Comparison Of Lexington And Concord: The Battles Of The American Revolution

    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 many years between residents of the 13 American colonies and the British authorities, particularly in Massachusetts. The battle of Lexington and Concord impacted the American Revolution by starting the war.…

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  • Paul A Hero Before The Battle Of Hoxington Analysis

    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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  • Analysis Of Christopher Hibbert's Redcoats And Rebels

    won the war and why the British didn’t but all through the eyes of the British. Hibbert takes time to carefully look at the victories by the Americans. The first battles of the revolution was the battles of Lexington and Concord. Although he talk at the a British victory in the Lexington battle he takes time look more in depth on the battle of Concord seeing exactly how the colonist won and the British forces did not. He speaks about how the colonist, including women, kept a steady fire up…

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  • Why America Won The War For Independence Essay

    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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  • 8th Grade Social Studies Classroom

    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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  • How America Won Her Independence From The British Empire Summary

    disciplined, a far cry from the non-existent American forces. On the night of April eightieth 1775 these soldiers would leave Boston en route to Lexington and Concord. The watchful eyes of the Americans were upon them, and riders were sent to alert their brethren. These riders would rouse men out of their beds, and a mission to protect weapons catches and supplies would commence. Simultaneously, hasty militias known as Minute Men were organized to meet the British. On the morning of April…

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  • How Do Wars Affect The Social World

    The American Revolution began after the battle of Lexington and Concord which was a location where the Minutemen, or the colonial militia who fought off enemy forces in order to protect the colonies, were located along with their stockpile of supplies. In Lexington and Concord, the minutemen were warned of an oncoming force of 900 British men. They arrived in an open field, a shot was fired and its origin is unknown. It became known as the shot heard around the war. The British opened fire…

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  • The Stamp Act: The Power Play In The American Revolutionary War

    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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  • History Of The Boston Tea Party

    feathered them. Those were cruel punishments and after that he probably threw them in the dungeon for them to rot. Their actions made the king really mad, even furious because they were not obeying his rules. He made it a law that you had to pay the taxes on tea because the money went to England and they needed more and more money to become wealthy. The money paid for resources to help them live. Of course the king had to pay nothing because all of the money went to him. …

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  • Adams And Adams Chapter Summary

    speech nominating George Washington as the commander of the continental army, he accepts though he wants no profits. Gage in Boston is worried about being replaced because he sees a ship roll into the harbor. Instead three generals were sent to aid in quenching the rebellion. He holds meetings about what they are going to do about the colonists. They decide to leave Boston and he suggests to his wife that she should leave and go to England. The next morning they see many rebels gathering in a…

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