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Running head: HAL STEIN: ASSIGNMENT: APPENDIX C: OUTCOMES OF THE REVOLUTION 1 Appendix C: Outcomes of the Revolution Week 3: Revolution Student: Hal Stein University of Phoenix HIS/115 – US History to 1865 Instructor: Amy Obszarski Schedule: 08/12/2013 – 10/13/2013
HAL STEIN: ASSIGNMENT: APPENDIX C: OUTCOMES OF THE REVOLUTION 2 Appendix C: Outcomes of the Revolution Week 3: Revolution Table 1 describes each military event and explains on each event contributed to the outcomes of the Revolutionary War. Military Event Description Relationship to the Outcome of the Revolutionary War Concord and Lexington On April 18 th 1775, the Concord and Lexington War began when British troops marched from Boston to concord. On this date, Paul Revere sounded the alarm that the red coats were coming. This battle marked the beginning of the war between Britain and the thirteen colonies. (Schultz, 2012) According to Schultz (2012), “it was the shot heard around the world fired by the patriots at Northbridge” (pp. 102-103). The Concord and Lexington War was the beginning of the colonies independence from Britain. The war would not be over here this location was the start of many battles for freedom. (Schultz, 2012) Fort Ticonderog a According to Schultz (2012), “May 10 th 1775, Ethan Allen and Benedict Arnold along with the Green Mountain Boys crossed Lake Champlain with their troops to surprise a sleeping British army” (p. 100). Fort Ticonderoga was a key military site, which provided communications between Canada and the United States (e.g., New York), as its location was made from a junction of numerous waterways, allowing military to support strategic initiatives. Fort Ticonderoga strategic location was utilized as a staging area for armies The battle, at Fort Ticonderoga , was a morale booster for the Continental Army that had their first victory in the Revolutionary War. They were also able to capture canons from the battle which they moved to Boston to help with the battle in the city. (Schultz, 2012)
HAL STEIN: ASSIGNMENT: APPENDIX C: OUTCOMES OF THE REVOLUTION 3 Military Event Description Relationship to the Outcome of the Revolutionary War as they moved to other locations for battle. Second Continental Congress The Second Continental Congress is defined as “…when the colonists decided to completely break away from Great Britain.” (Office of The Historian, Bureau of Public Affairs, and United States Department of State (n.d.)) The Second Continental Congress is where they formed the American Continental Army to form an organized militia. During the time of the Second Continental Congress is also when they wrote and signed the Declaration of Independence. The colonies were officially put into a state of defense in May 15, 1776, which led the colonists to form an organized army and also write the Deceleration of Independence.

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