Revolutionary War

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  • Lexington and Concord

    Lexington was a very small fight. The lexington battle is what started the Revolutionary war. Neither side was going to fight but then there was a confusion of gunshot which led the British to attack.
  • Bunker Hill

    Gage sent 2,400 soldiers up the hill but the colonists held their fire until the last minute and then began to go down on the redcoats before finally retreating.
  • New York

    Since the British was forced out of Boston in March George Washington knew that they were going to come back. Because the British had the Americans nearly surrounded Washington ordered his army to retreat to Brooklyn Heights.
  • Trenton

    Washington was desperate for an early victory so he led 2,400 men across the Delaware River and surprised them with an attack.