Part a- Revere's ride, 1st continental congress, boston tea party, boston massacre, and the townshend acts are all events leading up to Lexington and concord.
- British troops are sent to confiscate colonial weapons, they run into an untrained and angry militia.
-13 american colonies.
- Brandywine produced 1,500 American and 587 British and Hessian casualties.
Part b- Colonial army defeats 700 British soldiers and the surprise victory bolsters their confidence for the war ahead.