Battles of Lexington and Concord
<ul><li>1 st  military engagement of American Revolutionary War </li></ul><ul><li>Marked outbreak of open armed conflict <...
<ul><li>Military supplies stored at Concord </li></ul><ul><li>British were to capture Patriots gained intelligence and mov...
Thomas Gage <ul><li>British leader </li></ul><ul><li>Intelligence may have come from Margaret Gage (Thomas’s wife) </li></ul>
 
 
1 st  Shot <ul><li>No one knows who fired 1 st  shot </li></ul><ul><li>Did not come from the men on the ground </li></ul><...
Battle of Lexington
British Army in Concord
North Bridge Fight
Old North Bridge
Percy’s Rescue at Lexington
1 st  8 Massachusetts Men to Die <ul><li>John Brown (rumored to have fired first shot from a saloon) </li></ul><ul><li>Sam...
Arsenal <ul><li>Was hidden by being buried in furrows to look like a crop had been planted </li></ul><ul><li>An  arsenal  ...
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Battles Of Lexington And Concord

  1. 1. Battles of Lexington and Concord
  2. 2. <ul><li>1 st military engagement of American Revolutionary War </li></ul><ul><li>Marked outbreak of open armed conflict </li></ul><ul><li>Paul Revere’s Ride happened </li></ul>
  3. 3. <ul><li>Military supplies stored at Concord </li></ul><ul><li>British were to capture Patriots gained intelligence and moved supplied </li></ul><ul><li>1 st shots fired at Lexington </li></ul><ul><li>British seized no weapons of significance due to no secrecy or speed </li></ul><ul><li>The British had been ordered not to plunder the inhabitants or hurt private property. </li></ul>
  4. 4. Thomas Gage <ul><li>British leader </li></ul><ul><li>Intelligence may have come from Margaret Gage (Thomas’s wife) </li></ul>
  5. 7. 1 st Shot <ul><li>No one knows who fired 1 st shot </li></ul><ul><li>Did not come from the men on the ground </li></ul><ul><li>Lexington </li></ul>
  6. 8. Battle of Lexington
  7. 9. British Army in Concord
  8. 10. North Bridge Fight
  9. 11. Old North Bridge
  10. 12. Percy’s Rescue at Lexington
  11. 13. 1 st 8 Massachusetts Men to Die <ul><li>John Brown (rumored to have fired first shot from a saloon) </li></ul><ul><li>Samuel Hadley </li></ul><ul><li>Caleb Harrington </li></ul><ul><li>Johnathon Harrington (managed to crawl home and died on his door step) </li></ul><ul><li>Robert Monroe </li></ul><ul><li>Isaac Muzzy </li></ul><ul><li>Ashahel Parker </li></ul><ul><li>Jonas Parker (run through) </li></ul>
  12. 14. Arsenal <ul><li>Was hidden by being buried in furrows to look like a crop had been planted </li></ul><ul><li>An arsenal is an establishment for the construction, repair, receipt, storage and issue of weapons and ammunition </li></ul>

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