Compare And Contrast The Battle Of Lexington And Concord

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Lexington and Concord The battles of lexington and concord happened on April 18, 1775. It was started by the higher ranking officers sending troop regiments to Lexington first then Concord. The battles were fought by the minutemen and british soldiers. The british soldiers were trying to take control and get supplies. The minutemen were trying to push the british out. In lexington nearly 700 british soldiers and 77 minutemen gathered to fight when suddenly a shot rang out, it was called the shot heard round the world.No one knows which side fired this shot to start the battle. After this multiple shots were fired from both sides and 8 militiamen lay dead and 9 injured with only 1 injured british soldier before the minutemen retreated. The

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