American Revolution: The Shot Heard Around The World

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Massachusetts impact to colonial America was thoroughly important. Many events leading up to the American Revolution occurred in Massachusetts; events such as the Boston Massacre and the Boston Tea Party. The crown responded to these events by closing Boston ports in 1774. These events fueled colonist’s desire to fight the Crown, and lit the fuze to the American Revolution. Founding Fathers such as John Adams, Samuel Adams, John Hancock, and Joseph Warren. Massachusetts also had a significant number of battles that fueled and were a part of the American Revolution. The famous words “The Shot Heard Around the World” was during a battle in Lexington that sparked the American Revolution. The Battle of Bunker Hill occurred in Massachusetts. The
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