Document9 - Outcomes of the Revolution Part 1 Complete the grid by describing each military event and explaining its relationship to the outcome of

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Outcomes of the Revolution Part 1 Complete the grid by describing each military event and explaining its relationship to the outcome of the Revolutionary War. Military Event Description Relationship to the Outcome of the Revolutionary War Concord and Lexington The first battles of the Revolutionary War fought in 1775; the British commander in Boston heard of supplies of powder and weapons in Lexington and Concord and sent men to confiscate the weapons kept by the Patriots, they were met by untrained and angry militia It was considered a major military victory and displayed to the British and King George III that unjust behavior would not be tolerated in America. Fort Ticonderoga Fort Ticonderoga was overrun in 1775, in a surprise attack by the Green Mountain Boys under Ethan Allen, who was assisted by Benedict Arnold. The artillery seized there was moved to Boston by Henry Knox for use against the British. The Battle of Fort Ticonderoga was the first American victory of the Revolutionary War, it gave the Continental Army much- needed artillery to be used in their future battles. The artillery seized there was moved to Boston by Henry Knox for use against the British. /american-revolution/capture- of-fort-ticonderoga Second Continental Congress Convention of delegates from the 13 colonies formed in Philadelphia in May 1775, soon after the start of the Congress created the Continental Army and gave command of the Army to George Washington.
American Revolutionary War; acted as the national government of the Thirteen Colonies in rebellion.

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