First Continental Congress
gathering of colonial leaders who were deeply troubled about the relationship between Great Britain and its colonies in America.
Colonists who chose to fight for independence from Great Britain
local militia who got their name because they were ready to fight at a minute's notice.
British soldiers that got their name from their red jackets.
Second Continental Congress
the 2nd group of delegates from the colonies
soldiers from all colonies that would carry out the fight against Britain
Commander of the Continental Army
Battle of Bunker Hill
famous conflict that proved that the Patriots could take on the Redcoats
Did the Patriots win the Battle of Bunker Hill?
No, Patriots did not win the battle that took place on this hill.
rider who sounded the alert to let local minutemen know that "The British were coming!"
If British soldiers were to advance across land then the Old North Church would display how many lanterns.
One lantern meant this
If British soldiers were to advance across sea then the Old North Church would display how many lanterns?
Two lanterns meant this.