The outcome of the fighting in Lexington and Concord. Was 73 people died and 200 wounded or missing from the British. The battle at Lexington and Concord was important because it is considered the first battle of the American Revolution.
Saratoga New York October, 1777
Even though the Patriots had high ground the British won the battle at a high cost. Over 1,000 British soldiers were killed or wounded compared to over 400 Americans.This showed that the Patriots could hold their own against a better trained , better equipped and far larger British force.
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The battle helped with more recruitment and greater victories.In the words of a British officer the Patriots had become a fearsome enemy.
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Success at Saratoga also earned the Americans a valuable asset : an alliance with France . France was already supporting the United States with economic and military assistance , and these victories convinced the french government that the Americans could hold their own.As with the battle of Trenton. The victories boosted Americans morale and gave them hope that they could defeat a larger well established army.