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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...

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