S: Lexington and Concord -- 1775
FC: Lexington and Concord 1775
1: King George III was working hard to loose the support of the colonies. | Taxation, Boston Massacre, quartering soldiers, the list goes on, and on, and on ... | Colonists trained and carried their muskets around town, ready to fight at a minute's notice. | MINUTEMAN
2: Paul Rever rode all night yelling through the towns, "the redcoats are coming!" as soon as British troops were on the move.
3: 700 British soldiers marched in the middle of the night to seize munitions in the town of Concord. | They met 70 minutemen in Lexington. | A SHOT FIRED!!! No one knows who fired it. | THE SHOT HEARD ROUND THE WORLD!
4: The British marched on to Concord, but did not find the munitions. | Upon their retreat, hundreds of minutemen blocked the bridge to leave Concord.
5: War had not yet been declared, but the fight for independence had begun. | VICTORY FOR THE COLONISTS! | Stay tuned...