First battle of Revolutionary war. British trying to take away Colonists’ military supplies in Concord. Colonist militia not able to hold the British at Lexington Colony militia defeated British at Concord.
The Americans were low on ammo and gunpowder.The British won but at a great loss of troops and resources.The rebels got a huge confident boost from the battle even though they lost.
Help from Europe
The Americans sneak attacked the Hessians at Trenton and won the battle A Wave of support and recruitment and greater victorys.
War at sea
The battle of Saratoga was a turning point in the revolutionary war They proved to the French that they could win the war so the French gave military help. The British could not get past the gates and the American surrounded them
French navy advanced british. Von steuben helped the colonists with marching quick decicions in combat and how to use a bayonet.
US had advantage on land. British Royal Navy was most powerful & largest navy in world: Caused damage to war effort and economy (blocked harbors) Congress established Continental Navy in 1775. Tiny--used privately owned ships (privateers) Supported by French & Spanish navies