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Running head: HAL STEIN: ASSIGNMENT: APPENDIX C: OUTCOMES OF THE REVOLUTION1Appendix C: Outcomes of the RevolutionWeek 3: RevolutionStudent: Hal SteinUniversity of PhoenixHIS/115 – US History to 1865Instructor: Amy ObszarskiSchedule: 08/12/2013 – 10/13/2013
HAL STEIN: ASSIGNMENT: APPENDIX C: OUTCOMES OF THE REVOLUTION2Appendix C: Outcomes of the RevolutionWeek 3: RevolutionTable 1 describes each military event and explains on each event contributed to the outcomes of the Revolutionary War.MilitaryEventDescriptionRelationship to the Outcome of theRevolutionary WarConcord and LexingtonOn April 18th1775, the Concord and Lexington Warbegan 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 worldfired by the patriots at Northbridge” (pp. 102-103).The Concord and Lexington Warwas thebeginning 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 TiconderogaAccording to Schultz (2012), “May 10th1775, 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 Ticonderogawas a key militarysite, which provided communications between Canada and the United States (e.g., New York), as its location was made froma junction of numerous waterways, allowing military to support strategic initiatives. Fort Ticonderogastrategic 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 REVOLUTION3MilitaryEventDescriptionRelationship to the Outcome of theRevolutionary Waras they moved to other locations for battle. Second ContinentalCongressThe Second Continental Congressisdefined 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 Congressiswhere they formed the American Continental Army to form an organized militia. During the time of the Second Continental Congressis 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.