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The British Navy tried to stop the smuggling by the colonists and sent the to capture the smugglers?

H.M.S. Gaspee

What were the British trying to do at the Battle of Concord?

The British were attempting to capture stores of ammunition and gunpowder they believed the colonists were storing there for future use.

Why was british capture of Charleston in 1780 such a major blow for the American colonists?

It was the biggest loss of troops in the war, which caused troop moral to lower

What two groups were using Florida as a haven for escaping capture and possible punishment?

Indians, Slaves, and Smugglers

Why did the British troops march into Lexington and concord?

They were hoping to capture arms and ammunition that the colonists had stashed in Concord and to also arrest John Hancock and Samuel Adams

Who led green mt boys to capture ny fort?

The Green Mountain Boys were lead by Ethan Allen when they went to capture a New York Fort. The Green Mountain Boys were formed in 1760 and helped the Colonists fight the British.

Who sent soldiers to capture the colonists' military supplies?

The British commander in chief in America, General Thomas Gage, sent a task force of 700 soldiers to destroy the colonists' military depot established at Concord and capture the Patriot leaders Samuel Adams and John Hancock, on the night of April 18,1775.

Who won the battles of Lexington and Concorde?

The British won because the Colonists were forced to retreat. ^ That's absolute bullcrap, the colonists won. READ.

What is the duration of Capture of Boer Battery by British?

The duration of Capture of Boer Battery by British is 60.0 seconds.

Why colonist became unhappy with british rule?

The Colonists believed that British rule threatened their liberty when the British started sending troops over to the New World to locate and capture the people that were protesting British taxation. The last straw before the Revolutionary War was when the King of England refused to read a petition to solve the problems.

What did the British get after capturing Concord?

The British did not capture Concord.

When was Capture of Boer Battery by British created?

Capture of Boer Battery by British was created on 1900-01-14.