Lexington and Concord

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Noun1.Lexington and Concord - the first battle of the American Revolution (April 19, 1775)
American Revolution, American Revolutionary War, American War of Independence, War of American Independence - the revolution of the American Colonies against Great Britain; 1775-1783
Bay State, Massachusetts, Old Colony, MA - a state in New England; one of the original 13 colonies
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Since the battles of Lexington and Concord in 1775, generations of the finest men and women our nation has produced have established an unbroken commitment to freedom.
The Battles of Lexington and Concord on April 19, 1775, marked the first military engagements of the American Revolutionary War - an open armed conflict between Great Britain and 13 of its North American colonies which had declared themselves as the independent United States of America.
But this Monday in Massachusetts is also Patriot's Day, when we pause to remember the start of the American Revolution with the battles of Lexington and Concord on April 19, 1775.
He was glorified after his death for his role as a messenger in the battles of Lexington and Concord, and Revere's 'midnight ride', when he warned revolution leaders of their impending arrest by the British, is still a poweful symbol of patriotism in the US.