Nathan Hale: A Brief Biography

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“I only regret that I have but one life to lose for my country,” is what Nathan Hale said the day he died. He was an amazing person in history who helped the Continental Army in the Revolutionary War by spying on the British. He is just so interesting to learn about. Birth, Childhood, and Early Years of Nathan Hale First of all he was born on June 6, 1755 in Coventry, Connecticut. He was the second one born out of 12 brothers and sisters. That is a lot of kids! His family were also puritans. His dad had a thriving livestock business, but his mom died when he was young though. He graduated from Yale and went to college at 14. After that, he graduated from college with first-class honors at age 18. That is a lot of work to do back then because…show more content…
Once a spy mission came up and he accepted the mission. Even though it was going to be very dangerous. His job was to see what the British’s plans were. He had to confess to the British once he got caught though. He was hanged the next day for doing so. He failed his mission, but he was grateful that he risked his life to do it. I couldn’t even imagine how he felt when it happened. He must have been disappointed in himself, but glad he was able to help. Nathan Hale’s Major accomplishments, later life, death, and how did his accomplishments change the world “I only regret that I have but one life to lose for my country,” was one of Nathan’s last words when he died on September 22, 1776. Could you have imagined how it would feel to die then when he was so young. Those were not the only famous words he said though. He also said “I wish to be useful, and every kind of service necessary to the public good is honorable by being necessary.” I don’t know how these amazing people can come up with these words when they speak. They make you feel like you can do anything whenever you want. Sum up, add anything interesting that you didn’t already know, 5 interesting facts about Nathan
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