Why Did the Battle of Lexington and Concord Happen?


The Battle of Lexington and Concord occurred on April 19, 1775 in Massachusetts. It was a colonial victory, and it marked the start of the American Revolutionary War. The Battle of Lexington and Concord was the result of years of tension between the 13 American colonies and the British authorities, mainly in Massachusetts. British troops tried to capture John Hancock and Samuel Adams, but they were both warned of the attack and they both were able to flee.
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Battle of Lexington and Concord 19 April 1775. A battalion sized (800 men) detachment of British troops was sent from Boston to Concord to seize arms and munitions collected there
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