Nancy Hart Orange county, North Carolina was where Nancy Hart was born. She was born in 1735 and died in 1830. One of her impacts on the Revolutionary war was that she had killed 6 tories. Another impact was that she help Whigs escape. The last but not least impact was that she was a spy for the Patriots (National).
Maria Isabella "Belle" Boyd was one of the Confederacy 's most notorious spies, known as the "Cleopatra of the Secession”. She was born in today’s West Virginia in May 1844. From the start, Boyd was a high-spirited, strong-willed, and quick-witted person. Once she rode a horse into the family 's house during a party to which she was told she is too young to attend. "Belle" Boyd started out as an informal spy at age 17, gathering what information she could.
General Cornwallis was a general for the colonies but eventually turned sides after falling in love with a loyalist. He then was a loyalist now becoming a general for Britain. General Washington had just won the battle of Trenton with the continental army and needed to resupply after defeating the hessians from Britain on December 25 1776. Cornwallis heard of the victory and went to Trenton with is 8,000 redcoats to overwhelm General Washington 's 5,000 militia men. Knowing Britain 's force was stronger George Washington came up with a plan to escape from the redcoats.
‘Antietam In The Civil War’ September 17,1862 by was about the fight that aganist the north and south in Sparburg,Maryland.After Union General McClellan failed to invade Richmond,Virignia,as a result he then threaten Washington DC.Confedertae General Lee sperated his army at the Pennsylvania boarder to protect contact with Virgina. After Lee lost his marching plans McClellan found them and had the advantage for sometime.However all this violence killed over 5000 people.The south managed to outsmart the North’s first line and got the victory.Textile industries were depent on the cash crop(cotton)and wanted to br recogonized by the Bristh to get acess to there industries.Antietam decleared the victory to Linlcon to issue the Emancipation Proclamation
I drove them, all three wailing, to the ships, tied them down under their rowing benches, and called the rest: ‘All hands aboard; come, clear the beach and no one taste the Lotus, or you lose your hope of home” (Homer 865). He was so determined to get home he dragged his men to the ship ad tied it down. Rapunzel (Disney’s Tangled) was determined to see the lanterns that her parents (little did she know) lit for her every year on her birthday. She always looked at them outside her window, but she never went to the village to see them. Now it’s her 18th birthday and she is determined to see them.
Maria’s friend Lucy, who she met from being under the same circumstances had her troubles flying to New York. Lucy had a drug pellet that ruptured inside of her, furthermore was incompetent to get hospitalized; when they arrived to New York.No one cared for Lucy other than Maria.Lucy was un-able to fight in order to survive and perished. The drug dealers refuse to give the money to Lucy’s family. All the money Maria made; bringing drugs in America was given away towards the end of the film. She gave the money to a individual who can help her arrange Lucy’s body to be sent back to Colombia.
Harriet tubman was born somewhere around the mid 1820 In Dorchester County MD. As a child she was born as a slave and was a slave for like 20 years. Her by logical name was Araminta ross and then changed her name to Harriet tubman took her mom 's first name and took her 1st husband last name. Early in life she was whipped and she ran away to get away from slavery. But that did not go well as planned and she sent to the south and she got seizures do to the heavy metal that she got beat with.
However, the plan was discovered and because he was frightened, that they could probably get caught, the father took his family and fled to the United States. Shortly, four months, after their escape three of the sisters were assassinated by Trujillo. Alvarez’s purpose for writing this novel was to honor “these sisters, who fought one tyrant… ” and became “… models for women fighting against injustices of all kinds” (Alvarez 342).
With enormous courage she started her voyage to Athens by train. As she was underage, her papers were not accepted but she managed to persuade the officer with her desires and dreams of America to sign her papers and then sailed on King Alexander. After 13 days, the boat reached America and the Statue of Liberty was an emblem of freedom. The passengers were taken to Ellis Island and she heard the older girls murmuring about the possibility of her being sent back as she was underage. She feared returning back and thought of jumping into the river and dying, in case she was turned back.
On April 4th of 1928 Maya Angelou was born Marguerite Johnson in St. Louis, Missouri. She was given the name “Maya” by her brother, Bailey. Both Maya and Bailey were sent to live with their grandmother in Stamps, Arkansas after her parents divorced. When Maya went to visit her mother at the age of eight she was raped by her mother’s boyfriend. After testifying against him, several of her uncles beat the boyfriend to death in order to get revenge for what happened to her.
After marrying wealthy widow Virginia Mason eight years prior, McLean moved his family to his wife’s small plantation in Manassas Junction, Virginia, nearby a little river called Bull Run. It was here where the first major engagement of the Civil War would take place. As Union soldiers began marching from Washington, D.C., to confront the Confederates, General P.G.T. Beauregard commandeered Wilmer McLean’s little farmhouse to serve as his headquarters. A day after McLean and his family fled from their farmhouse, the Civil war hit home—literally.
She escaped slaver in 1849 because of her owner’s death. She left with her two brother, but they changed their mind and went back. Harriet went through the underground railroad to Pennsylvania. She went back several occasions to save her family. Her husband declined to moving and married another lady.