Revolutionary War Events
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Battle of Lexington and Concord, Battle of Bunker Hill, Battle of Trenton, Battle of Saratoga, Battle of Yorktown and Treaty of Paris.
Battles at Lexington and Concord
Battle of Bunker Hill
Battle of Trenton
The Battles at Lexington and Concord took place on April 19, 1775. The Battle of Lexington was the first battle, the battle where the "shot heard 'round the world" took place. 70 minutemen were ready to attack, but the didn't fire until the first shot was fired, by who is still unknown. The Battle of Concord took place right after, with Samuel Prescott giving the citizens of Concord a warning. The redcoats won, but that didn't stop the Patriots.
Battle of Saratoga
The Battle of Bunker Hill was in May 1775. The Patriots had a plan to attack the British in Fort Ticonderoga. The Patriots took the redcoats by surprise when they had the Patriot prisoners in Boston. The British had to stay with them, which gave the Patriots time to get ahead. The Patriots would have won if they didn't run out of ammunition that battle. Even though they lost, they put took it as a win.
Battle of Yorktown
Treaty of Paris of 1783
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