"Stand your ground. Don't fire unless fired upon. But if they mean to have a war, let it begin here." -Captain Parker April 19th 1775. Orders given to the Minute Men / Militia during the Battle of Lexington and Concord in response to Arms and Ammunition confiscation by the Tyrannical Government.
Minutemen were Patriots that fought to represent the Americans. They were like militia, being sivillians. But a third of the militia were Minutemen and the difference between the two were that Minutemen could be ready to fight in a minute's warning.
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…
This freebie is a small piece of my large unit: Road to Revolution: The Colonies Unite- An Active, Engaging UnitUse this freebie to engage your students in learning about the Battles of Lexington and Concord. Contents: * Lesson* Interactive Notebook Timeline Activity* Primary Source Analysis Activity* Please note: The location of the "Shot Heard 'Round the World" is disputed.
Wright's Tavern, Concord, Massachusetts. On the day of 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.
This is the lantern hung in the Old North Church on April 18, 1775, made famous due to Paul Revere's midnight ride to alert the towns outlying Boston of the British approach. The next day (April 19), the Battles of Lexington and Concord began the American Revolution. The lantern now resides in the Concord Museum, in Concord, Massachusetts, USA.