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To Fight, or stand up for their hill. To Run the British out of the colinies, or more specifically Boston.

The rebel American army took position on breeds hill near Boston on June 16th, 1775. they also intended to take neighboring Bunker Hill. The Brittish however attacked on June 17th, 1775 before these plans were completed. Although the resulting battle was for Bunker hill, the fighting took place on breeds hill. the name of the battle has come down to us as the battle of bunker hill.

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What happened in the battle of breeds hill?

The Battle of Breed's Hill is more commonly called the Battle of Bunker Hill. Overnight, colonial militia took the hill and armed it with cannon. The British were forced to withdraw after being unable to gain the high ground, leaving Boston Harbor open to the patriots.


What advantages did Breed's Hill give the patriots?

Before the battle, Breeds Hill was a good location for a defensive position, allowing them to make walls of dirt to protect the patriots from British bullets, as well as the position being far enough away from the shoreline to be too far away for the cannons on British ships to fire at them. After the battle, even though the patriots lost the battle, it boosted their morale, or made them think that they had a good chance of winning the war. It boosted their morale because almost every patriot behind the dirt walls had killed or wounded at least three British soldiers, who at the time were considered the best infantry in the world. And at this point, the patriots were little more than quickly trained militia and volunteers whose courage was not doubted, but needed much more training in order to survive a fair fight against the British. So to summarize, Breeds Hill gave a good defense to the patriots, and although they had lost, the patriots felt that they had a better chance of winning the war for independence.


Why did British attack breeds hill?

The British wanted to attack bunker hill because from bunker hill all of Boston could be hit by cannon fire. However because of a mistake they attacked breeds hill thinking it was bunker hill.


Important revolutionary battle that took place on breeds hill?

Battle of Bunker Hill


What is Breed's Hill and Bunker Hill?

Breeds Hill is where the battle of Bunker Hill actually took place. They are very close together.

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