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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Residents across Massachusetts and Maine will celebrate Patriots' Day Monday to commemorate the opening battles of the American Revolution at Lexington and Concord in 1775.
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 then leapfrogs the already covered Lexington and Concord and continues with the opening two months of the siege of Boston, especially American efforts to forge an army from the militia.
Readers who feel the moving power and sentiment of his words should appreciate the blood connection Emerson felt with that hallowed ground: his grandfather was a Minuteman who fought at both Lexington and Concord that day.
Patriots' Day celebrates the anniversary of the Battles of Lexington and Concord, the first battles of the American Revolutionary War.
1768" (1774), Henry Pelham's "The Fruits of Arbitrary Power, or The Bloody Massacre" (1770), and Amos Doolittle's engravings of the battles of Lexington and Concord (1775).
The story of the American Revolution is usually built around Lexington and Concord, around the battles and the Founding Fathers.
From Lexington and Concord to Gettysburg, to Normandy, to Iwo Jima, to Saigon, to Tora Bora and Baghdad.
Assembled in this 1932 reprint, the collection sheds more light on the outbreak of the Revolution in Massachusetts, the extent of Gage's secret information, its source, and the British participants' view of the fighting at Lexington and Concord.
The first shots of the American Revolution are fired in the Battles of Lexington and Concord, in Massachusetts.
Today each of you standing in this formation join the line that stretches back to those Americans who fought for freedom at Lexington and Concord, as you fight for freedom today in Afghanistan and lraq and many other places.