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
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
General Gage brings thousands of British soldiers to Boston with more on the way.
Battles of Lexington & Concord
Battle of Lexington
1st battle of American Revolutionary war
"shot heard round the world"-Ralph Waldo Emerson
Battle of Concord
Americans stop British and force them to retreat back to Boston