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  • The Battle Of Lexington And Concord

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    fired the shot heard round the world…” primary source Ralph Waldo Emerson’s poem “Concord Hymn” was written about the Battle of Lexington and Concord. Although this poem is not a good answer on who shot first during this battle, it does open the idea about the battle itself and makes you think who shot first. I believe that the Americans shot first at this Battle. What happened at the Battle of Lexington and Concord? Though it has been called a battle, it was more of a skirmish. It happened on

  • Concord Hymn Analysis

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    The Battles of Lexington and Concord were the initial battles of the Revolutionary War. Events leading up to the first battles of the Revolutionary War such as the Tea Act, The Boston Tea Party, and the Intolerable Acts all played a significant role in setting the scene for the Revolutionary War. In the battles of Lexington and Concord Britain discovered that the tenacity of the Americans would not so easily be silenced. Hundreds of British troops, estimated to be around seven hundred, marched

  • The Battle Of Lexington And Concord

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    Introduction Did you know that Lexington and Concord was a small fight? The Battle of Lexington and Concord was fought on April 19, 1775. Tension had been building up for many years between the British and Colonists. On the night of April 18, 1775, British troops marched from Boston to Concord in order to take weapons from the colonists. Paul Revere had found out this information and so he and other colonists moved the weapons. Paul Revere and other riders sounded an alarm. Colonial military men

  • Battles of Lexington and Concord

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    Introduction The Battles of Lexington and Concord occurred on 19 April 1775 between the British Regulars and the Patriot Militia, also known today as Americans, in the Massachusetts towns of Lexington and Concord. “The Battles of Lexington and Concord is often referred to as the “Shot Heard Around the World” and the beginning of the American Revolutionary War” (Fischer, 1994). The Battles of Lexington and Concord consisted of in four events: the skirmish in Lexington between the British Regulars

  • The Battle Of Lexington And Concord

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    This year the National History Day topic theme is “Taking a Stand”. When I think about a significant time in history where people made a stand for a cause against seemingly insurmountable odds, I think of the Battle of Lexington and Concord. American colonists, often known as the Patriots, stood up against British troops, preventing them from seizing their weapons and ammunition and capturing the leaders of the rebellion. It was this stand that began the American Revolution. The Patriot’s stand

  • Ralph Waldo Emerson's Concord Hymn

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    In Concord Hymn, Ralph Waldo Emerson says, “Spirit, that made those heroes dare To die, and leave their children free, Bid Time and Nature gently spare The shaft we raise to them and thee.” (Emerson n.p.) This quote perfectly explains Emerson because he loved to refer to nature and spirit in many of his famous writings. Emerson is part of the well-known literacy movement known as transcendentalism. This is when authors often referenced nature and focused on intuition and imagination. This movement

  • The Colonials Of The Boston, Concord Area

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    The colonials of the Boston, Concord area were vital in the beginning of the American Revolution. Paul Revere and other members of the Whig Party were key in alerting the colonists to the impending British. The supporters of Revere and his platform made up a majority of the New England coast line, specifically New Hampshire and Massachusetts and were essential pieces in allowing Revere’s plan to prevail. From these people birthed a militia who were able to defend the land and other materials from

  • Lexington And Concord: Significant Part Of The American Revolution

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    of Lexington and Concord was a significant part of the American Revolution as it was the first military engagement between the British soldiers (Redcoats) and the colonists citizen soldiers(Patriots). Throughout the early morning of April 19, 1775 word had spread in the colony of Massachusetts that British Redcoats were on the march to Lexington. Farmers, as well as craftsmen's, and citizen Patriots grabbed their guns and ammunition to protect the villages of Lexington and Concord. (Peacock 4) The

  • Lexington And Concord

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    The Battles of Lexington and Concord The Battles of Lexington and Concord are the initial battles of the revolutionary war. In the Revolutionary war Britain descovers that the terrnosity of the Americans will not so easily be silenced. Hundreds of British troops, exstimated to be around 700, marched from Boston to Lexington on the evening of April 18, 1775, with secret orders to capture any weapons availble to the American militia. Thanks to the efforts of Paul Revere and William Dawes, who rode

  • Concord Bookshop

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    Concord Bookshop Introduction As the world is changing with Technology, many companies are finding themselves struggling to stay afloat in competitive market. Whenever new business strategy is introduced in a company, a change has to take place. The way changes are introduced and implemented, determines the success of the change. Before change is introduced, there must be need for change and after implementation of change; there is expectation