American Revolution Phase 1

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  • Battle of Lexington

    Battle of Lexington
    The Battle of Lexington occurred because the British thought that the colonists were storing guns and ammo. The British troops passed by Lexington and the colonists were standing there, armed. The troops stopped and someone fired at the other side. This resulted in the beginning of the Revolutionary War. Picture: The Americans are shooting at the British as they pass by
  • Battle of Concord

    Battle of Concord
    After the British troops left Lexington the colonists hid as much of their weapons as they could before the British arrived. The militiamen were assembled and watched while the troops searched for the supplies. When the British were going back to Boston, the colonists attacked them while hiding in the trees, until the British got reinforcements. Picture: This picture shows the Colonists and the British firing at each other.
    Picture: This picture shows the colonists firing on the British
  • Fort Ticonderoga

    Fort Ticonderoga
    The Americans attacked the fort because the needed the cannons and the supplies for a battle in Boston. The Americans won and this helped them get the British out of Boston. Picture: This picture shows the Americans invading Ticonderoga
  • Bunker Hill

    Bunker Hill
    This battle was fought when the Americans saw the Brtish setting fire to Charlestown. The battle was won by the British, but they had lost so many soldiers that it was also an American victory. This battle showed the British what the Americans were capable of. Picture: This picture shows the British being shot at as they march up Bunker Hill
  • Battle of Quebec

    Battle of Quebec
    This battle was fought because the Americans wanted to draw the Canadians to their cause after defeating the British there. The British won because the Americans were outnumbered and had limited supplies. Picture: This picture shows the British shooting at the American troops.
  • British Retreat from Boston

    British Retreat from Boston
    The Americans forced the British out from Boston with the use ob cannons from Fort Ticonderoga. They also had the position of power on top of the hill. The British never returned to Boston. Picture: This shows the British sailing away from Boston while the Americans watch.