His words had led to the feelings of hope, of the Patriots. Next, In 1774 Patrick Henry was sent by Virginia congress. At the second Virginia convention the next year, he surged the colony to arm its militia. It was in this speech that he uttered his famous words “Gentlemen may cry at peace! But there is no peace!
He joined this group because the Stamp Act restricted merchant trade in the colonies and Arnold shared trading ships with a merchant, Adam Babcock. After assaulting a Parliament associate, Arnold was charged with disorderly conduct and was fined. When the Revolutionary War began in 1775, Arnold joined the Continental Army. Working with Ethan Allen and his men, Arnold managed to capture a British official. Later that year he worked to ally Canada with the Patriots, failed miserably, and managed to severely injure his leg.
The Revolutionary War happened form 1775-1783. One of the first major events of the Revolutionary War was the Battles of Lexington and Concord. Hundreds of British troops attacked the colonists’ military stores in Concord on April 18, 1775. The result of this battle was the British lost and were removed from Boston; however they did win the Battle of Lexington. Another major event was when the Declaration of Independence was established.
Benedict Arnold’s significance and influence in the Revolutionary War The Continental Army Arnold started the war off by organizing a militia in his hometown and was voted the captain. Arnold partnered with Ethan Allen’s Green Mountain Boys to capture Fort Ticonderoga. Ticonderoga was one of the first major victories for the colonies. Saratoga At the Battle of Saratoga, his superior, Gen. Horatio Gates, relieved him of command during the battle due to unruliness. Arnold, feeling unappreciated, charged into battle.
During the war, Paul Revere built a gunpowder mill and led a Militia army. Paul Revere was an important man in The American Revolutionary War. Would the Americans have won the war without the contributions of Paul Revere? Defending Our Colonies Paul Revere was a leader in the Sons of Liberty and helped to defend the Americans from the British before the war began. He delivered messages to the Committee of Correspondence, so they knew details about what the British were doing before the War.
Acting under a commission from the revolutionary government of Massachusetts, Arnold partnered with Vermont frontiersman Ethan Allen and Allen’s Green Mountain Boys to capture the unsuspecting British garrison at Fort Ticonderoga in upstate New York on May 10, 1775. Later that year, Arnold led an ill-fated expedition on a trek from Maine to Quebec. The purpose of the expedition was to rally the inhabitants of Canada behind the Patriot cause and deprive the British government. With the enlistments of many of his men expiring on New Year’s Day, Arnold had no choice but to launch a desperate attack against well-fortified Quebec City through a blizzard on December 31, 1775. Early in the battle, Arnold received a grave wound to his leg and was carried to the back of the battlefield.
The people’s back were towards them when the people were attacked. Mr. Knox declares that Captain Preston was then agitated that according to him that they were about seventy to eighty people on King Street at the time. They believed that Captain Preston ordered the soldiers to fire and repeated that order. One shot was fired and other soldiers followed until a dozen shots were fired. From the British side it was said that the attack was made by men who are armed with heavy clubs and snowballs being thrown at them which put lives in imminent danger.
As more violence rages in and around Boston, Adams was chosen to the Massachusetts Assembly at the First Continental Congress. When the Continental Army was created in 1775, George Washington was nominated commander in-chief by Adams.
Some mobs would harass and assault merchants that did not comply. The cousin of Sam, Mr. John Adams represented the soldiers and helped them get off with manslaughter. They were sent back to England and branded. This especially enraged Bostonians.They were enraged because they thought the soldiers were murders and rotten cowards. Yet in some ways the won by getting the troops out of Boston.
Within some months 300,00 suspected enemies of the revolution were arrested and 17,000 or more were executed mostly by guillotined Robespierre was able to eliminate many of his political opponents. Robespierre wanted more purges and executions and later many revolutionary government began to question his motives and coalition of moderates and revolutionaries formed to oppose Robespierre and his followers. On July 27, 1794 him and his allies were arrested and then the next day he was executed . After heads of Robespierre and other radicals
When Paul Revere saw them marching towards him, he made his famous ride to warn the Minutemen. The British and the Minutemen met up in Lexington. The British leader ordered the Americans to go home, but they refused. Suddenly, a gun fired. No one knows who shot it, but it was from then on called the Shot Heard Round the World.
When the time of the Revolution came about, Benjamin was an avid supporter and was active in the Sons of Liberty. He was elected to the provincial conference, which was to elect delegates to send to Congress. While there, Thomas Paine consulted Benjamin for advice on a pamphlet he was writing, that became his famous book, Common Sense. While he was attending in the Continental Congress, he was also serving on the Medical Committee there. After a little time, he decided to use his medical knowledge in the field.
The Battles of Lexington and Concord are memorable because they were the beginning of the storied Revolutionary War. The battles took place on April 19, 1775, in eastern Massachusetts and many individuals on each side of the battle have left a strong influence our country today in their own separate ways. Among those people include the three famous riders Paul Revere, Samuel Prescott and William Dawes along with the well-known physician Dr. Joseph Warren. Revere, being the most famous out of the five, was the man who warned all locals that the British army was approaching. As the British set out for Lexington on April 18, 1775, General Thomas Gage had an American defeat in his mind (Kent 10).
Importance was that in this battle, Continental Army captured 900 prisoners, which inspired more soldiers to join them (many soldiers were about to leave because of their contract). After the Trenton Battle, George Washington forced toward Princeton, New Jersey. British General Cornwallis rushed to stop them, but Washington’s troops tricked them by leaving their campfires burning, and attacked British soldiers from behind.
The person I have chosen to do my report on is Paul Revere who is famous for his midnight ride when he warned the patriots and minute men that the British were coming. Paul Revere was born in Boston Massachusetts on Fish street on January 1, 1735. Paul Revere died May 10, 1818 in Boston Massachusetts. Paul Revere’s occupation was a patriot his nationality was American. He started off as a silversmith, then expanded to a gold smith, a dentist he made false teeth, and he made the first copper mill in America, he also fought in the war, and was a messenger for the Committee of Correspondence, he was also part of the Sons of Liberty, he made the Boston Massacre painting, he was an artist, he spied on the British too.