Jacob- The Revolutionary War

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  • The Boston Massacre

    The Boston Massacre
    A crowd of colonists were in a street and the colonists were throwing snowballs and rocks at the British. Then, an unknown shot was fired and five colonists died. Photo:Pbs.org
  • The Boston Tea Party

    The Boston Tea Party
    Tea was on a boat in the Boston Harbor. Colonists dressed up as Mohawk Indians and dumped the tea in the harbor because they didn't like the unfair taxes. Photo:Getty Images
  • The First Continental Congress

    The First Continental Congress
    The colonists held a meeting to discuss the Intolerable Acts in Philadelphia. This was known as The First Continental Congress. Then this Congress sent a letter to stop the taxing. Photo:HistoryWiz.org
  • The Battle of Lexington and Concord

    The Battle of Lexington and Concord
    Guns and ammo were stored in Lexington and Concord. General Gage from the British ordered it to be siezed. In Lexington, patriots were forced to flee the battle. In Concord patriots forced the British to flee. The patriots used the hit-run-hide method as the British marched to Boston.
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  • The Battle of Bunker Hill

    The Battle of Bunker Hill
    The patriots wanted to build a fort on Bunker Hill to shoot the British with cannons. But, they decided to be on Breed's Hill because it was closer to Boston. Then the British attacked them and they were forced down the hill. Then they attacked again and were forced back down the hill. Then the British attacked and won because the patriots ran out of ammo.
    Source: cpwv.org