Road to Independence

  • Midnight ride of Paul Revere

    Midnight ride of Paul Revere
    Paul Revere rides to warn the Sons of Liberty in Lexington and Concord that "British are coming... The British are coming.."
  • First Continental Congrass meets

    First Continental Congrass meets
    All colonies but Gorgia have Representatives
    voted to send a "statement of grievances
    voted to boycott all British trade
    Patrick Henery-- VA rep. Britain
  • 1,000 of Redcoats in Boston

    1,000 of Redcoats in Boston
    General Gage brings thousands of British soldiers to Boston with more on the way.
  • Battles of Lexington & Concord

    Battles of Lexington & Concord
    Battle of Lexington
    1st battle of American Revolutionary war
    "shot heard round the world"-Ralph Waldo Emerson
    BRITISH Victory
    Battle of Concord
    Americans stop British and force them to retreat back to Boston
    AMERICAN Victory