Dbq The American Crisis Thomas Paine

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George Washington had a winter camp built 18 miles northwest from Philadelphia in a place called Valley Forge. T’was the year 1777. I would stay at valley forge and I will tell you why. In the document “The American Crisis” Thomas Paine explains how it tests our commitment and makes fun of the quitters calling them “summer soldiers”. He used analogies to say his point. It encouraged me to stay in the war.(Doc D) A painting by William Henry Powell demonstrates the professional Committee members who guide us. The soldiers also look ecstatic which brightens the mood while we fight. According to a death report, I have a good chance of getting sick but i will most likely survive. 2000 out of 8000 died so that means i would have a chance to live.
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