Also, many diseases went on during this war, including more things for example: we were the Continental army, many people deserted to not fight in the war, scarlet fever was one of the best known diseases, Howe's army quartered in Philadelphia, valley forge was a camp 18 miles northwest of Philadelphia, quakers were people who fed the Continental army. The first reason I will re-enlist is because of family. Family is a very important thing to remember. “The summer soldier and the sunshine patriot will, in this crisis, shrink from the service of their country.” Thomas Paine’s strong words help me to stay and fight for my country. (Paine 153) “What we obtain too cheap, we esteem too lightly.” Paine’s words are more than strong enough to help us win.
As the colonists went face to face with the British, they started to fire and minutes later, the British retreats and the Colonists chases them on every rode to Boston. He also mention that the British can come two ways, one by land, and one by sea. “If the British march by land or sea from the town to-night, Hang a lantern aloft in the belfry-arch Of the North-Church-tower, as a signal-light, One if by land, and two if by sea”-Paul Revere In this paragraph, this is a little summary of the Belknap Letter Paul Revere went to so many towns, not only did he went in the day,
Paul Revere was not a unique hero before the battle of Lexington. In these two texts it talks about Paul Revere's and William Dawes took this time to warn the people in the city. It took place when he was traveling in the city he started off in Concord and from Concord he went to Lexington after he traveled to Mentomy from Mentomy to Medford and to Charlestown and Finally he finished off in Boston, where Paul Revere was warning the people of the British towarding toward them. In the poem it talks about his journey running through the town warning the people. The poem talks about how he was feeling during that time of his journey to warn the people of the town.
On April 4, 1968, Robert F. Kennedy gave his remarks on the assassination of Martin Luther King Jr. Robert’s goal was to inform people on Martin Luther King’s journey and to strengthen people’s attitudes on the whole situation. Robert’s main points throughout the speech were how the country as a whole should move forward, why the states should not resort to violence but unity instead, and he also addressed that the country needed unity, love, and compassion. Robert began his speech with giving the rough news on Martin Luther King’s death. People reacted with gasps and cries, so Robert started to explain Martin’s goal and how he died pushing for a change. Robert connected his point of unity by asking the audience to not resort to hatred and violence, but to follow Martin’s dream of unity and peace.
In the article, “Revere’s Famous Ride,” it states, “Although Paul Revere is the name usually associated with the famous ride to warn the approach of the British troops, he was not alone.” The text also states, “Revere worked for the American Committees of Correspondence as one of it’s many messengers.” These two quotes prove that Paul Revere was working with several other people and organizations to plan and perform this midnight ride. Him, along with people such as William Dawes and Samuel Prescott took part in the journey. These two names aren’t thought of as much by the average person. As everyone talks about Revere by himself, the many others involved in this ride are usually uncredited. The one’s who credit these people most would be the casual historian, but to the average person, these two names wouldn’t ring a
Do you know a lot of people? You can bet Paul Revere did, which is why in 1775 he set off to what is now called “The midnight ride of Paul Revere”. Two famous pieces of writing are based on this ride, a poem “Paul Revere’s ride” by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow and a letter Paul himself wrote to Jeremy Belknap. Looking in detail at the poem and the letter, there are some differences and the poem is not as reliable of a source as the letter, but it does tell the main story, and gets some facts right. The letter was written by Paul Revere himself but the poem was written by a poet, this is not only proven by who wrote it but even the poem is in third point of view but then letter is in the first point of view, and this is proven in the following
Following its successful attack on Alexandria, Virginia, the British naval force entered Baltimore Harbor and prepared to attack Fort McHenry (The Star-Spangled Banner Project), located in the Baltimore Harbor (Edwin). During a battle with American troops, British General Ross was killed, forcing the British to delay their attack until the night of September 13 to attack again (The
The colonist had received weeks before news warning of this British search and had already moved most of the supplies. It is during this battle that Paul Revere and others made their famous midnight ride and alerted the colonist that the British were coming. The British were eventually defeated and retreated under fire. In an exert from a report from Lt. Col. Smith to Gen. Gage, it shows how the Colonist hide behind walls, ditches, trees etc., to defend their home
In the letter, Revere talks about everything as it was coming from his own eyes, and as it he was writing the letter right there and then. (1st person view) “ I alarmed almost every House, till I got to Lexington. I found Messrs.Hancock and Adams at the Rev.Mr.Clark’s; I told them my errand they inquired for Mr.Daws; they said he had not been there; I related my story of the two officers,” This illustrates how Paul Revere’s journey of riding from place to place is actually written using “I” which tells us that the letter is coming from his own words as well as being in 1st person view. When comparing both letter and poem, one is written in 3rd person view, and the other is written in 1st person view. This can also make us think about which one is more reliable when reading the
March of 1775 was a day of persuasion for steps towards freedom. A former governor of Virginia, Patrick Henry wrote the speech “Give Me Liberty or Give Me Death” in response to British conflict and wanting to peacefully approach it with a reasonable effort. The British were enforcing more soldiers into the colonies and the Americans wanted their liberty. Henry advocated for the colonist to fight if their circumstances were not met with the British. Being a former governor, Henry had the knowledge of how the government system worked and was a figure who was looked up to in the state of Virginia.
Therefore, Queen Elizabeth gave Sir Walter Raleigh the task to get a large group of civilians to agree on going to Roanoke as their second trial. After Sir Walter Raleigh went around asking people to go and many denying the request, he then bumped into John White while he was painting the outside of the Queen 's castle, at that moment Sir Walter took the opportunity to ask John White to become a part of the second colonization. When Sir Walter Raleigh proposed the idea to white he agreed to go along with his family to Roanoke. Colonists eventually agreed to go to the new colony to rebuild once again, during this time all men had to go back to England because there was a war going on. At this time all women and children stayed behind in Roanoke.
by Rikki Gromowsky 8th grade english mrs. King 24th Battle of King’s Mountain Did you know that the british loyalist had to surrender to American forces in the battle of kings mountain? After fighting and retreating the british had to surrender to American forces. The british were the one of the best military of their time and they lost to a new untrained army.So in this paper people will learn about what caust, the effects, and the battle of king’s mountain. Before the battle of king’s mountain the loyalist shouted threats at the patriots. They would yell at the patriots and tell them go ahead and try to attack us we dare you.
The question historians have been debating for hundreds of years is, who shot the first shot at the battle of Lexington. Evidence has been found but not enough to find out who fired “The Shot Heard Around The World” and started the Lexington battle. The Sons of Liberty came together to send William Dawes and the well known Paul Revere to Lexington. Revere got caught by the British and he walked back to Lexington after his horse was taken while Dawes crashes his horse into a tree and limps home. Prescot rides his horse to Concord to warn the minutemen and militia.
The article Antietam In The Civil War informs readers about the battle of Antietam. During the beginning of the battle of Antietam, Lee marched to Maryland hoping to seize railroads feeding Washington D.C. and rally inhabitants of the border states. Next Lee split off part of his army, which McClellan would probably never figure out. Therefor, Lee had an advantage on McClellan’s army. That was true up until one of Lee’s couriers lost a copy of his marching orders and the union found it.
Spies largely impacted the result of who controlled West Point. In May 1779, Benedict Arnold, a seemingly loyal American General, defected to the British due to several pass overs for promotions and recognition (Auburn). Arnold was given command at Fortress West Point, however Arnold writes to British General Henry Clinton: “If I point out a plan of cooperation by which Sir Henry shall possess himself of West Point, the Garrison, etc. etc. etc.