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Historical Context

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Painting 1
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Visual Evidence

Photo 2: The Battle Road Today.

[Photo 2: The Battle Road Today.] with link to larger version of photo.
(Photo courtesy of James Percoco)

Print 2: The Battle Road, 1775,
by Amos Doolittle.

[Print 2: Doolittle Print: The Battle Road.] with link to larger version of photo.
(Courtesy Concord Museum, Concord, MA, www.concordmuseum.org)

Caption, below engraving: 1. Colonel Smith's Brigade retreating before the Provincials 2. Earl Percy's Brigade meeting them 3. & 4. Earl Percy & Col. Smith 5. Provincials 6. & 7. The Flanck-guards of Percy's Brigade 8. A Fieldpiece pointed at the Lexington Meeting-house 9. The Burning of the Houses in Lexington

Questions for Photo 2 and Print 2:

1) List the manmade features in Photo 2. List the natural features in this photograph. Do you think road could have looked like this in 1775? Why do you think so?

2) Compare Print 2 with the information you found in the readings and in Photo 2. Do the contents of Print 2 confirm or conflict with that information?


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