Many states have distinct charges for both assault and battery. The definitions vary from state to state, but generally speaking one charge involves the threat of violence (usually, but not always, assault), and one charge involves actual physical violence occurring (usually, but not always, battery).
In Minnesota, there is no such clear distinction between these two acts. If you threaten someone, it’s assault. If you physically harm them, that’s also assault.
However, there are quite a few