THE ROAD TO WAR

HOW TO PREPARE FOR WAR WITH THE BRITIAN

The Second Continental Congress

The congress met in Philadelphia on May 10,1775. Then they met at the Pennsylvania State House. The congress where worried that the British will attack. by June congress agreed that the colonies should at least prepare for war the second continental congress was called to meet in Philadelphia on MAY 10,1775. The continental army came to be called was the first united colonial army in the 13 colonies. Full time soldiers unlike the part time militias that every colony already has. George Washington was chosen to be the commander in chief the leader of all the military forces.

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The battle of bunker hill

George Washington was chosen leader of the continential war. The battle of bunker hill took place by boston on June 17, 1775. the commanders are Israel Putman and William Prescott. Earth works mean walls made of earth and stone. 2,400 British soldiers and general William howe where sent to capture breeds hill.
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Battle of Bunker Hill 1775