Waiting To Fire During The Battle Of Hoxington And Concord

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“Don’t fire unless fired upon, but if they mean to have a war, let it begin here”(Attributed to Captain John Parker at Lexington, 1775). This quote said during the Battle of Lexington and Concord states the action of waiting to fire until fired upon, meaning do not instigate a conflict unless intending to start a war, but if a war must occur it will begin here. These words reflect upon the conflicts that were initiated by Great Britain between Britain and the American colonists during the Battle of Lexington and Concord.
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