Happy Patriots' Day, Friday, April 19, 2019 , Honoring the People Who Gave Their Lives at the Battles of Lexington and Concord, April 19, 1775.
1775 map of the battles and of the Siege of Boston…
From the Library of Congress American Memory. G3764.B6S3 1775 .D4 Vault g3764b ar090000 http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.gmd/g3764b.ar090000
There's an important element missing: The first battles of the American Revolution.
These American colonists gave their lives, and stood up to what many believed to be a powerful country. Yet only a few years later, the American Revolution resulted in winning our freedom and liberty from oppression.
This post today is to honor these people, who fought for US, for every man, woman, and child in the world to have life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness, for freedom and justice for all.
The Battles of Lexington and Concord, fought on April 19, 1775, kicked off the American Revolutionary War (1775-83). Tensions had been building for many years between residents of the 13 American ...