Bunker Hill: The Battle Of The American Revolution

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Intro The American Revolution was one of the biggest battles in the fight for freedom against the British. The British were the strongest navy and army in the world and somehow the weakest the americans beat them. Do you remember how the United States was started. When it was made up of just 13 small colonies. I believe that it is important to know the story of America. America didn’t just start colonizing, America was fought for. Starting in 1765, members of American colonial society rejected the authority of the British Parliament to tax them and to create other laws affecting them without colonial representatives in the government. During the following decade, protests continued to escalate by colonists as in the Boston Tea…show more content…
The battle of bunker hill american troops were 2400 at bunker hill and 3000 troop for the british 1054 british troops died or were injured and only 450 american troops died or were injured. The battle is named after Bunker Hill in Charlestown, Massachusetts, which was involved in the battle. 1200 troops controld by willam prescot watch bunker hill before the atack wich was on june 17 1775. the British became aware of the presence of colonial forces on the Peninsula at daybreak and mounted an attack against them that day. Two assaults on the colonial positions were repulsed with significant British casualties; the third and final attack carried the redoubt after the defenders ran out of ammunition. The colonists retreated to Cambridge over Bunker Hill, leaving the British in control of the Peninsula. The battle was a tactical victory for the British, but it proved to be a sobering experience for them, involving many more casualties than the Americans had incurred, including a large number of officers. The battle had demonstrated that inexperienced militia were able to stand up to regular army troops in battle. Subsequently, the battle discouraged the British from any further frontal attacks against well defended front lines. American casualties were comparatively much…show more content…
The British were the strongest navy and army in the world and somehow the weakest the americans beat them. Do you remember how the United States was started. When it was made up of just 13 small colonies. I believe that it is important to know the story of America. America didn’t just start colonizing, America was fought for. Starting in 1765, members of American colonial society rejected the authority of the British Parliament to tax them and to create other laws affecting them without colonial representatives in the government. During the following decade, protests continued to escalate by colonists as in the Boston Tea Party in 1773, during which patriots destroyed a consignment of taxed tea from the Parliament-controlled and favored East India Company. The British responded by imposing laws on the colonists in 1774 known as the Coercive Acts, following which Patriots in the other colonies rallied behind Massachusetts. In late 1774, the Patriots set up their own alternative government to better coordinate their resistance efforts against Great Britain, while other colonists, known as Loyalists, preferred to remain aligned to the British
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