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While the British got the upper hand in Lexington, the Colonists surprised British troops when they arrived in Concord shortly after to win the battle and force their retreat to Boston. The two battles took place in the ... More »

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The Battles of Lexington and Concord, which took place on April 19, 1775, were the first military conflicts between the Colonial rebel forces and Great Britain during the Revolutionary War, and they were brought about as... More »

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The first battles of the Revolutionary War were the Battles of Lexington and Concord. The battles took place on April 19, 1775 and resulted from the culmination of relations between Great Britain and the 13 American colo... More »

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The British were marching toward Lexington and Concord because they wanted to seize and destroy arms and ammunition stockpiled by American militias in Concord. This march, on April 19, 1775, became known as the first bat... More »

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The Battle of Lexington and Concord began, during the early hours of April 19, 1775, and lasted less than a day. The battle is considered the start of the American Revolution and is sometimes called "the shot heard aroun... More »

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