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Which brief battle forced the British to retreat to Boston?

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Which brief battle forced the British to retreat to Boston?

The Start of the Revolutionary War:

At the beginning of the Revolutionary War, the British had troops in Boston, and their presence stirred up anger from many of the people. American militias began forming and more men took up arms and began stockpiling arms and ammo. The British sent a company men or so to search out and capture or destroy these supplies and arrest anyone connect to them.

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A brief battle at Lexington and then another at Concord on April 19, 1775, forced the British back to Boston from their mission to capture and destroy...

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Lexington, Concord and Bunker Hill: The American Revolution Begins

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Explore the reasons for the battles at Lexington and Concord. Understand why the British marched on Concord. Learn about the significant events following these battles. Read about related conflicts like Bunker Hill.


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