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Ch. 5 section 3

Important people, events and places

Continental Congress It was held in Philadelphia in Sept. 1774. Fifty-five delegates were there, none from Georgia. They called for the repeal of the 13 acts of Parliament, voted to boycott British goods, sell no Am. goods to Britain, and endorsed the Suffolk Resolves,
John Adams His cousin was Samuel Adams. He was from Massachusetts and was a lawyer. He was a delegate to the Continental Congress. He was the second president of the United States.
John Jay He was from New York and was a lawyer. He was a delegate to the Continental Congress.
Richard Henry Lee He was from Virginia and was outspoken on colonial rights. He was a delegate to the Continental Congress.
George Washington He was from Virginia and was a military person. He was a delegate to the Continental Congress.
Paul Revere/William Dawes They were members of the Sons of Liberty in Boston. They both rode to alert Samuel Adams, John Hancock, and other colonists that the British were marching to Lexington and Concord.
Lexington & Concord Lexington was the first battle of the Revolutionary War. Eight minutemen died. British marched on to Concord,and most of the supplies had been removed. The minutemen turned back the British at Concord North Bridge.
Thomas Gage He was a British General who was ordered to take away weapons from the Massachusetts militia. He ordered 700 troops under Lt. Colonel Francis Smith to seize weapons at Concord.
Bunker/Breeds Hill June 16, 1775 Colonel William Prescott stationed 1,200 men at Bunker and Breeds Hill. The British won, but had heavy losses of more than 1,000 men. The colonists retreated because they ran out of gun powder.
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