Battles of Lexington and Concord

April 19, 1775. Find out why this date will live in infamy in Battle of Lexington and Concord. Learn what led up the battle, including the Boston Tea Party, the Intolerable Acts, the Boston Massacre, the First Continental Congress, and the orders to disarm the colonists. Get to know key historical figures including Colonial leaders Samuel Adams, John Hancock, Paul Revere, Captain John Parker, and Major John Buttrick and British leaders Major John Pitcairn, General Thomas Gage, and Lieutenant Colonel Francis Smith. Put yourself on the first battlefield of the American Revolutionary War as you learn about military strategy and resulting casualties. Learn what weapons were used, including muzzle-loading flintlock muskets, bayonets, cannons, rifles, pistols, and swords. Finally, discover the outcomes and aftermath of this pivotal conflict, including the Declaration of Independence, Americans rallying around the cause, and the Treaty of Paris, which finally ended the war in 1783. Black and white and color photographs, illuminating quotations, maps, charts, a glossary, an index, and book links round out this exciting and informative title. ABDO & Daughters is an imprint of ABDO Publishing Company.

Format Price Qty
$4.99
Interest Level Grade 5 - Grade 9
Reading Level Grade 6
Dewey 973.3
Lexile 1050L
ATOS Reading Level
Accelerated Reader® Points
Guided Reading Level
Copyright 2014
Number of Pages 32
Dimensions 8 x 10
Graphics Full-color photographs, Historical photographs
Imprint ABDO & Daughters
ISBN 9781624032080
Format Reinforced Hardcover

Author: John Hamilton