Road to Revolution 5.3 & 5.4

  • Continental Congress meets

    -All colonies but Georgia have representatives
    -Voted to send a "statement of grievances"
    -Voted to boycott all British trade
    -Patrick Henry-VA rep. urged colonists to unite against the British
  • 1000's of Redcoats in Boston

    General Gage brings thousands of British soldiers to Boston with more on the way.
  • Midnight ride of Paul Revere

    Paul Revere rides to warn the Sons of Liberty in Lexington an Concord that the "British are coming... The British are coming.."
  • Battles of Lexington & Concord

    -Battle of Lexington
    _1st battle of American Revoloutionary 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