• Who Fired First
    2.05 Lexington & Concord: Who Fired First? Essay Who do you think fired first at the Lexington and Concord? I have listen and reviewed six different sources about the Lexington and Concord. Some were letters, maps, diary entries, illustrations and personal encounters. My thesis for this battle is...
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  • Shot Heard Round the World
    Introductory Paragraph : Motivator : Everybody has their own opinions to who fired first at Lexington. Thesis : My opinion is that the British were the ones who opened fire onto the colonial troops. Blueprint : There is plenty of credible testimony, as well as an illustration that also leads...
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    the village of Lexington. Secrecy was lost and when the British reached Lexington at first light on 19 April they found about seventy militia drawn upon in two lines. Heavily outnumbered, the militia began to disperse, although not to lay down their arms, when someone, it is not clear who, fired. The...
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  • American Revolution -- Paul Revere's Ride
    The Revolution Has Begun! In the early morning hours of April 19, 1775, a tiny band of courageous colonists in Lexington, Massachusetts, resisted 700 Redcoats, marking the beginning of the Revolution. In Lexington, the cowardly British troops fired on innocent Colonists gathered on the common...
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  • Let Justice Be Done Though the Heavens Should Fall
    through the night toward Concord. Paul Revere was one of them. Henry Wadsworth Longfellow wrote a poem about Paul Revere’s famous midnight ride. The famous "Shot Heard Around The World" was the first shot fired at the Battle of Lexington. This shot has affected the history of the entire world...
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  • Lexington & Concord Rough Draft
    On April 18-19, 1775, many troops were involved in the Lexington and Concord Battles. I believe that British are the ones who fired first. I believe this because in the image it shows many of the troops being shot at and trying to flee. Also, because there are many people dead who had been killed...
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  • Lexington Versus Concord Essay
    Who Fired First at Lexington and Concord? The date is April 19, 1775 and the Revolutionary War has begun. Nevertheless, there is already another controversy. Who fired first at Lexington and Concord? An illustration of the Battle at Lexington and affidavits from American and British men can help...
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  • who shot first in lexington
    The first shots of the Revolution rang out April 19 1775 at Lexington green. Reports say the British fired first killing eight patriots. I believe these reports to be true. There was a lot of controversy surrounding this, since none of us were there, no one can be certain on who fired first...
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  • Lexington and Concord: Who Fired First? Persuasive Essay
    Kyler Diaz Mrs. Melander 9.12.2013 Lexington and Concord Essay Lexington and Concord: Who Fired First? The purpose of this Essay is to investigate and state my opinion on who fired first at the Battle of Lexington and Concord. As for every story, there are two sides to this important...
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  • Jason
    able to rapidly notify the area militias of the enemy movement. In addition, the first shots were fired just as the sun was rising at Lexington. At the North Bridge in Concord, approximately 500 militiamen fought and defeated three companies of the King's troops. More militiamen arrived soon...
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  • Lexington Concord
    , fired upon, and killed eight of our Party without receiving any Provocation therefor from us. How credible is John Parker’s testimony? pretty credible Source 3: Edward Gould’s Affidavit What does Lieutenant Gould testify as to who fired first at Lexington?he didn't know for sure. What does he...
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  • Lexington and Concord
    Affidavit 1. What does Lieutenant Gould testify as to who fired first at Lexington? Lieutenant Gould did not know who fired first. 2. What does he say about who fired first at Concord? He said him and his crew drew up the first fire at Concord. 3. How credible is his account? Justify your...
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  • Lexington & Concord
    John Pitcairn. The Americans who were gathered at Lexington had between 60 and 70 men, commanded by Captain Parker. Both sides were told by their commanders not to fire unless they were fired upon, so after the first shot was fired, the British infantry just started firing without orders. They did not...
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  • Lexington and Concord
    insulting people as they pass by. Source 3: Edward Gould’s Affidavit 1. What does Lieutenant Gould testify as to who fired first at Lexington? He says he cannot say. 2. What does he say about who fired first at Concord? Edward and his troops fired first at Concord. 3. How credible is his...
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  • Battle of Lexington and Concord
    words. What does Parker say the British troops did when they approached his militia? How credible is John Parker’s testimony? Source 3: Edward Gould’s Affidavit What does Lieutenant Gould testify as to who fired first at Lexington? What does he say about who fired first at Concord? How credible...
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  • Who Fired First
    the British and John Parker a commander of the militia in Lexington. Edward a solder marching with the British said “60-70 men approached, as we got closer the men scattered. Soon after shooting began” He didn’t know who fired first, when they reached concord three to four hundred colonial men...
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  • Battle of Lexington and Concord
    green. When the smoke cleared, eight of the militia was dead and another ten wounded. One British soldier was injured in the exchange. It is unclear as to this day who fired the first shot. At Concord the outnumbered Americans retired over the north Bridge and waited for reinforcements. The British...
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  • American Revolution
    April 19, 1775 marks the start of the Battles of Lexington and Concord. Who fired first at Lexington? This question seems to remain a mystery. After many hours of reasearch I have concluded that King’s troops, or the British, were the ones who opened fire onto the colonial troops first. There are...
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  • Lexington
    don’t know who did. 2.What does he say about who fired first at Concord? They fired first at Concord. 3.How credible is his account? Justify your reasoning. Not Credible. Because he doesn’t show much detail in his affidavit. Source 4: Illustration of Battle of Lexington 1.What does this picture...
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  • Concord and Lexington
    When it comes to the contraversy about who fired first at the battle of Lexington and Concord, I personally believe that the British fired first. The on going arguements between the colonial U.S. and the British, it seemed to be never ending. the British constantly wanted control over the United...
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