18th of April in ’75


On the 18th of April in ‘75

On the eighteenth of April, in Seventy-five; Hardly a man is now alive, Who remembers that famous day and year…. ~~Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, from The Midnight Ride of Paul Revere

Slide Show of the Events of 1775  from “The Revolution Flickred.”

The 18th of April 1775 saw the Battle of Lexington and Concord of the American Revolutionary War. British General Thomas Gage attempted to confiscate the firearms of the American colonists. The British were driven back to Boston, Massachusetts, thus beginning the American Revolutionary War.

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One Response to 18th of April in ’75

  1. Susie Q says:

    On Jepardy gave only Lexington as the answer to where did the battle take place for final Jepardy wonder if they would have accepted Concord only

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