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What were minutemen?

Men that you could call and they would be there at a moments notice if you need help

t or f: General Gage was British


King George III ordered Gage to arrest colonial leaders especially ______________ and __________

Samuel Adams and John Hancock

What was Lexington nicknamed?

The shot around the world

What two people set of to Lexington to warn Adams and Hancock that British troops were coming?

Paul Revere and William Dawes

Where did they go after they warned the leaders?


________________ another alarm rider met them on the road.

Samuel Prescott

What two people escaped the British trying to arrest them

Prescott and Dawes

Who was captured and then let go but they kept his horse

Paul Revere

The colonists fought "________"


How many British soldiers reached lexington to face __ minutemen?


How many Americans were killed at Lexington


British went to ________ where hundreds of minutemen were waiting


t or f: Colonial casualties outnumbered British casualties


Most British leave to ___________ and the rest leave to ____________

New York
Nova Scotia

George Washington takes over after __________________

Bunker Hill

Benedict Arnold led an unsuccessful attack on Quebec did he ever go back?


t or f: Continental army does NOT want self government


How did George Washington lead get the Continental Army away from British troops?

He lead the army through a very thick fog that had arose and left 3 soldiers to start a fire right before the British woke up and run.

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