Battles of Lexington and Concord by Heidi Kimmel

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Published by Children"s Press in New York .

Written in English

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  • Lexington, Battle of, Lexington, Mass., 1775 -- Juvenile literature.,
  • Concord, Battle of, Concord, Mass., 1775 -- Juvenile literature.

Edition Notes

Includes index.

Book details

StatementHeidi Kimmel.
GenreJuvenile literature.
SeriesCornerstones of freedom.
LC ClassificationsE241.L6 K49 2006
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3408662M
ISBN 10051623627X
LC Control Number2005024563

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This site is like a library, Use search box in the widget to get ebook that you want. David Hackett Fischer's account in his book, " Paul Revere's Ride", in my opinion, is a much better book about Revere's (et al.) ride to Lexington and the battles that followed.

This book's strength is in the detailed path to war, the personalities and political ambitions of London's ministers and the military leaders deployed to Boston/5(37).

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Facing the threat of rebellion, British General Thomas Gage hoped to prevent violence by ordering the seizure of weapons and powder being stored in Concord, Massachusetts, twenty miles northwest of Boston. Departing Boston late in the evening on Apthe King’s troops marched into the small town of Lexington at around AM.

the next morning. The Battles of Lexington and Concord signaled the start of the American Revolutionary war on Ap The British Army set out from Boston to capture rebel leaders Samuel Adams and John Hancock in Lexington as well as to destroy the Americans store of weapons and ammunition in Concord.

The colonists were warned however, by riders. Battles of Lexington and Concord, (Ap ), initial skirmishes between British regulars and American provincials, marking the beginning of the American on orders from London to suppress the rebellious colonists, General Thomas Gage, recently appointed royal governor of Massachusetts, ordered his troops to seize the colonists’ military stores at Concord.

This book chronicles the twenty-four hour period that includes Paul Reveres ride and the events leading up to the battles of Lexington and Concord. These first battles would begin the Revolutionary War showing England and the rest of the world that Americans would fight for /5.

The Battles of Lexington and Concord took place in, Lexington and Concord. This Battle started the Revolutionary War. There were two battles in Lexington and Concord that made it all happen. The British were ready for battle and had more men, but actually, it is unknown who started the battle.

The P atriots had no idea after this. There was.

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