battle of Bunker Hill


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Noun1.battle of Bunker Hill - the first important battle of the American War of Independence (1775) which was fought at Breed's Hillbattle of Bunker Hill - the first important battle of the American War of Independence (1775) which was fought at Breed's Hill; the British defeated the colonial forces
American Revolution, American Revolutionary War, American War of Independence, War of American Independence - the revolution of the American Colonies against Great Britain; 1775-1783
Bean Town, Beantown, Boston, capital of Massachusetts, Hub of the Universe - state capital and largest city of Massachusetts; a major center for banking and financial services
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I have no doubt that it was a principle they fought for, as much as our ancestors, and not to avoid a three-penny tax on their tea; and the results of this battle will be as important and memorable to those whom it concerns as those of the battle of Bunker Hill, at least.
1775: The Battle of Bunker Hill, the second major clash of the American War of Independence, was fought just north of Boston, Massachusetts.
The city was the location of many significant historical events from the Boston Tea Party to the Battle of Bunker Hill and in 1743, America's first town meeting was held in Faneuil Hall, just steps from Millennium Bostonian Hotel Boston.
6) He also asserts that "the Battle of Bunker Hill is the critical turning point in the story of how a rebellion born in the streets of Boston became a countrywide war for independence.
He brings the Battle of Bunker Hill to life for the reader in the same manner as Old Sturbridge Village brings early America to life for the visitor.
Someone's gonna have to explain how an armed man walking through the Manchester airport dressed like he got lost looking for the Battle of Bunker Hill is an effort to "spread the message of liberty.
In 1775, it figured in the Battle of Bunker Hill, and in the early nineteenth century it housed a firehouse, munitions depot and schoolhouse.
It was the scene of several key events of the American Revolution such as the Boston Tea Party and the Battle of Bunker Hill.
The Battle of Bunker Hill was, Philbrick writes, "a critical turning point in the story of how a rebellion born in the streets of Boston became a countrywide war for independence.
An American broadside description of the Battle of Bunker Hill.
NATIONAL OF ICELAND 1775: The Battle of Bunker Hill, the second major clash of the American War of Independence, was fought just north of Boston, Massachusetts.
Bunker Hill Community College, which has nearly 11,000 students, went to unusual lengths to ensure that those attending midnight classes remain safe at its deserted campus in the Charlestown neighborhood, near the site of the Revolutionary War's Battle of Bunker Hill.