Social Studies: The Revolutionary War

How did the fighting at Lexington and Concord affect the relationship between the colonies and the Great Britain?

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  1. The "shot heard around the world" at Lexington was the first shot in the American Revolution. The patriots were determined to fight for an independent nation. The British were determined to stop them. These battles destroyed the tenuous relationship between Britain and the colonies.

    Check these sites for more information.

    http://www.kidport.com/RefLib/UsaHistory/AmericanRevolution/LexingtonBattle.htm

    http://www.theamericanrevolution.org/battles/bat_lex.asp

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