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Battles of the Revolutionary War

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LEXINGTON
the "shot heard round the world" was fired to start the revolution here
CONCORD
Americans fired on the British at the Old North Bridge and then followed them all the way back to Boston
TRENTON
first victory for the Americans; it was a huge moral boost
TICONDEROGA
guns taken here were used to surround Boston
LONG ISLAND
where Washington led the first of many escapes to live to fight another day
SARATOGA
the turning point of the war; it brought French support
BUNKER HILL
both sides wanted revenge after this battle; 1st major battle of the war
WESTERN FRONT
a small force marched in circles around the fort making them sound larger; tricked the British into surrender
YORKTOWN
General Cornwallis surrendered here at the last major battle of the war
GERMANTOWN
during this battle confusion caused the Americans to shoot at their own troops