Battle of Lexington and Concord

The Battle of Lexington and Concord was the start to the American Revolutionary War. On the night of April 19th, 1775 the British came to Lexington by land. Paul Revere went out by horse and sounded the alarm with one lantern to represent that the British were coming by land. When the British arrived the Colonist were already standing in battle formation. The British killed around 8 colonists and then moved toward Concord where more colonists were waiting for them. The Colonists defeated the British, and the British retreated back to Boston.

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