HISTORY ASSESSMENT TASK 1 - INVESTIGATING THE PAST CHOSEN INDIVIDUAL: Alexander Hamilton Alexander Hamilton was an incredibly intelligent and significant individual in America’s, and the world’s, history. Hamilton was one of America’s Founding Fathers and also features on the American ten dollar note. Alexander Hamilton became a Lieutenant Colonel and George Washington’s aide-de-camp in the Revolutionary War and helped lead America to victory. George Washington was impressed by Hamilton’s intelligence and courage, so he promoted him to be his assistant during the Revolutionary War which started on the 19th April 1775. Alexander Hamilton was not satisfied, and constantly asked if he could have a troop to command and lead, although Washington
In 1774 Hamilton published a series of essays. No one knew who wrote them but people assumed that the pamphlets were written by strong and well-known federalists like General Livingston and John Jay. When people discovered that Hamilton was the author of the essays, he was looked upon as a brilliant prodigy, and nicknamed “Verdict of the Congress.” Hamilton published a paper entitled “Remarks on Quebec Bill,” which targeted the British ministry, and he became even more famous as a patron and a writer. In July of 1781, he began publishing the first of many essays. The essays talked about building a strong government and the problems with the existing confederacy.
The cold, dark night of March 5, 1770 colonists had had enough. These colonists fought back for their writs to freedom. King George the third was sending more soldiers in on the colonists. This enraged the colonists, but what could they do to fight back. Well they used their surroundings.
He then rested at Mt. Vernon until 1799 when he died and was buried on the estate. In my opinion George Washington had a huge historical significance. He had not only helped America during the Revolutionary War. But also by leading America and setting a example for the leading presidents after him.
“Give me Liberty or give me death,” said Patrick Henry on March 23, 1775, at the Virginan . Patrick Henry was known as a great public speaker who advocated for becoming an independent nation and protecting our rights in our newly formed country. On May 29, 1736, in Studley, Virginia, United States Henry was born. Henry was an anti-Federalist and a radical revolutionary who shaped our country’s past by giving impactful and influential speeches. In his speeches, Henry demanded independence from England.
Leisler’s Rebellion New Yorker Jacob Leisler was born in Frankfurt-am-main in 1640. He was a trader, soldier, political figure, he also became a profit Papist (Roman Catholic). He was known for his role in the North American world. When he grew up he did not like the authority of King James II after he learned that there was a revolution across the Atlantic. After the revolution William James III invaded King James II and because of that they arrested the New England governor.
He died on the fiftieth anniversary of the adoption of the Declaration of Independence. Childhood John Adams was a Jr. His parents were John Adams and Susanna Boylston. He had two younger brothers, Peter and Elihu. Adams was born in Braintree,witch is now Quinc Massachusetts. They have a part there now called Adams National Historical Park.
A majority of the money spent at the beginning of the war was spent on clothing and arming his men. C. The Battle of Long Island, which resulted in a horrible loss and the miraculous retreat across the river to New Jersey, was caused by a lack of knowledge of enemy strength and intentions. (Transition: By the end of the war, however...) II. Main Point Sentence: Washington had a sophisticated circuit of spies who supplied him with accurate information to help him fight the British to a stalemate. A.
He was born to Augustine Washington and Mary Ball. About the age of sixteen was when we start to actually see George in historical records, including his first job, surveying land for William Fairfax which took him three years to complete. During his time surveying he also bought his first plot of land with money he had saved while working. In 1752 at age
George Washington was born 1732 and grew up on a farm in Virginia. He didn 't receive much schooling because of his father 's death. After his brothers death in 1752, Washington was appointed by Governor Dinwiddie as a major into the Virginia Militia. After this George Washington served as an ambassador and fought in the French and Indian war. In beginning of Washington 's career in the military he started as Major, but was then promoted to Colonel, and finally to General.