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4-2 Ideas Help Start a Revolution The Big Idea The colonies formally declared their independence from Great Britain. Main Ideas 1. The Colonies Hover Between Peace and War 2. The Patriots Declare Independence 3. Americans Choose Sides 46
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1775 Second Continental Congress made the decision to ..
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May, 1775 The Second Continental Congress met to debate their next move. Delegates were divided some wanted peace some thought war was unavoidable So, they made the following decisions: War Created the Continental Army and appoint GEORGE WASHINGTON As commander Peace Congress sent an Olive Branch Petition to King George HE rejected the petition.. 48
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What happened at Bunker Hill?
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Battle of Bunker Hill deadliest battle of the Revolutionary War 1.Patriots attacked British at Fort Ticonderoga on May 10, 1775, to seize large supply of weapons. 2.Colonial forces fortified Breed’s Hill to prevent British escape from Boston. 3.Army of 2,400 Redcoats fought 1,600 Americans at the Battle of Bunker Hill.
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