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he led the Americans in the battle of lexington and concord against the british

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What is a famous quote from the battle of Lexington?

"Stand your ground; don't fire unless fired upon, but if they mean to have a war, let it begin here." Captain John Parker

Why is John Parker so important?

I think we all know that answer....

Who was the leader who saved the Jamestown settlement from failure?

John Smith is the leader who saved the Jamestown settlement from failure. By making everyone work in order to eat, he ensured that everyone was willing to pitch in for the common good.

Where were these words said don't fire unless fired upon but if they mean to have war let it begin here?

Captain John Parker of the Massachusetts Militia may have said those words, at the Battle of Lexington (April 19,1775), one of the first two battles of the Revolutionary War.---The words of Captain John Parker appear on a monument on Lexington Green. As redcoats of the British Empire approached to confiscate or destroy the firearms and powder stores of the defiant Colonists the morning of April 19th, 1775, these were the now famous orders Captain John Parker gave to the American militia on Lexington Green, the day of "The shot heard 'round the world". The British soldiers greatly outnumbered the gathering of local inhabitants.The Americans assembled knowing of the British plans. They had been forewarned by the famous Midnight Ride of Paul Revere, William Dawes, and Samuel Prescott, which brings to mind another famous phrase "One if by land. Two if by sea".At some point, a shot rang out, and the two sides exchanged fire before the Americans dispersed. John Parker's cousin, Jonas, was run through with British bayonet and died on the Green. Later, Captain Parker reassembled his men, and attacked the British on their return to Boston. By the end of a running battle, the British suffered great losses relative to those of the Americans. This was rather startling, given that the militia were volunteers, while the British had perhaps the best trained, and undoubtedly the most powerful army in the world.Note that while historical reports of Parker's orders differ, the actions of the American militia were undeniable. The Americans' unwillingness to submit to the King's army started a chain of events that toppled monarchies across the Earth, and are remembered by US citizens as the stepping stone towards the creation of a government by consent of the people, the Declaration of Independence, the US Constitution, and the Bill of Rights.

What is Parker Griffth's middle name?

i don't know who "Parker Griffths" is but i think i know his middle name........... Parker boobies Griffths.... i am sure of it.

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Who was the colonel commander of the minutemen?

Captain John Parker, leader of the battle of Lexington and Concord

When did John Parker - captain - die?

John Parker - captain - died on 1775-09-17.

When was captain john Parker born?

John Parker - captain - was born on 1729-07-13.

Was Captain John Parker a minuteman?

No he was a leader of the Minuteman.l

Who was the leader of the minutemen?

Captain John Parker was the leader of minutemen!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Where did captain john Parker die?

Captain John Parker was a commander at the Battle of Lexington in April of 1775. He died on September 17, 1775 of consumption, which we know today as tuberculosis.

Which patriot died before the American revolution began?

captain john parker

What was the name of the militia captain who led the revolutionary forces in the Battle of Lexington?

John Parker

What was the name of the minutemen who commanded the at Lexington on April 19 1775?

Captain John Parker

Who was captain Parker?

who was caaptain parker

What was the name of the Lexington militia captain who led the revolutionary forces in the Battle of Lexington?

John Parker

Where is captain john parker's grave?

The Old Burying Ground in Lexington just outside of Boston.