Differences Between The British And The Minutemen

175 Words1 Page
When the British received the First Continental Congresses demands, they did not fulfill the forced requests. They instead brought troops to the Colonies to recast abolish their power there. On the other hand, the colonists had no intentions to lose their home, so they began to form a new militia, called Minutemen. When the British arrived, they sent seven hundred troops to capture important leaders. When Paul Revere saw them marching towards him, he made his famous ride to warn the Minutemen. The British and the Minutemen met up in Lexington. The British leader ordered the Americans to go home, but they refused. Suddenly, a gun fired. No one knows who shot it, but it was from then on called the Shot Heard Round the World. The British started
Open Document