The Battle of Lexington and Concord first began on April 19, 1775. The british heard that the americans were holding large amounts of weapons at Concord, so they sent vast amounts of troops their. The british ran into a blockade at Lexington, then were beaten at Concord.
This foldable is a great way for students to take notes while learning about the battles of the Revolutionary War. Battles Included:- Battle of Lexington and Concord- Battle of Bunker Hill- Battle of Trenton- Battle of Saratoga- Valley Forge- Battle of YorktownThis foldable covers Georgia Performance standards:SS4H4 The student will explain the causes, events, and results of the American Revolution.c.Describe the major events of the AmericanRevolution and explain the factors leading…
Wright's Tavern ~ Concord ~ Massachusetts ~ On April 19, 1775, the day of the battle of Lexington and Concord, when the courthouse bell announced the approach of Major Pitcairn's troupes, the Concord minutemen assembled at Wright's Tavern. Later, after Pitcairn's arrival in the Concord square, British officers refreshed themselves in the tavern.
The students will try and solve the mystery of who fired the first shots at Lexington by looking at Primary sources, finding the main idea of the documents, making judgements and then writing up a detective report to explain what they discovered.