He ran into the cowboys and tricked them into thinking that they had set up an ambush to scare them away. He got back home, but his dad never came back. He came to the realization that they probably put him on a prison ship and that they would release him when the war was over. Him and his mother were left to run the tavern by themselves. This ws very accurate because, during the war most of the men went to fight, so the women and children had to do most of the work.
The leader of the prayer meeting was Reverend Brown and he was hoping for Cates and everyone who loved Cates should go to hell, he even said that to his own daughter. Drummond had to shift the power and influence of the town to win the case. He starts off by making them both Colonel Drummond and Colonel Brady. “(Shaking his head amused) Gentlemen, what can I say? It’s not often in a man’s life that he attains the exalted rank of Temporary Honorary Colonel” (pg.20) Henry Drummond does this to make him and Brady on the same
He lost everything in the war and then it motivates him to try to get used to his new environment. One day he talks to the kids who are assembled together in the gang and say ""It's a beautiful house," and still watching the ground, meeting no one's eyes" (pg. 3). He plans to destroy the house until it no longer exists like his old life. As the gang sets out to completely eliminate the house, Trevor shows a different, dark side of him that states, "We are going to destroy this house.
]* In Soto’s story, he explains how in a mostly Mexican neighborhood, where a girl lives, the families are very protective of each other. When the strange man shoved the character Rosie and insulted her ,her brothers “flew up like chickens against those who got them mad” (2). By saying the boys “flew up like chickens,: the author implies that the brothers would do anything to protect someone in their family, especially if there is prejudice against that person. The brothers and people who live in that neighborhood in general have strong family values, like the strange man in Soto’s story, they act out by fighting with what they can. The strange man also acts out for the protection of
In 1951, he returned home to the US, where he became a jet fighter pilot in an air force base in Massachusetts. He soon became the commander of he 437th Fighter-Interceptor Squadron. For the Vietnam War, he was stationed in Thailand in 1966 as deputy commander of operations. During his time there, he flew over 70 combat missions into North Vietnam. After that, he was transferred to Libya.
He sees that the Russians get along more with each other, almost like brothers, and wanted to know more about them, but he feels like cannot, and only sees them suffering more in the prisons. He was also required to kill these Russian soldiers, who he explains that he is scared to do, and instead, gives all the Russian soldiers some cigarettes that he has. He finds out that some of these soldiers know how to speak German and have similar interest as him, such as playing the instrument. The moment before he had to go back to the front, he meets up with his sister and his father who explain that his mother does have cancer. Before his dad and his sister leaves, they gave him some jam and some potato cakes to continue his adventure as a soldier.
Hank didn’t want to do with being in the war or fighting. But, one day some Lobster Backs broke into his house to slaughter his livestock and threaten his family. So, Hank wanted to join the war because of that incident. Then, he ended up being a member of George Washington’s Army. While, the first similarity found between My Brother Sam is Dead and Two Kinds of Patriots is time and
As they people charged inside the killing the guards standing in there way and putting some of there heads on spikes. Screaming and shouting though the palace they searched for the queen. I was shocked! Although their actions may have been justifiable because we did try to have the king and queen see the pain of the hungry people and we tried to make a change at the General of Estates, but he still refused to listen and the result was violence and to me, it did not feel right. At this point there goal was not to have cheaper bread, it was for blood, they wanted to kill the queen.
A leader’s breaking point in battle is often when he surrenders. In this moving speech, Black Hawk reaches his breaking point. In 1832, Black Hawk had no choice but to surrender, and in his speech he detailed the history of lies and betrayals. Black Hawk uses his last strength of power to inspire his people to keep on fighting. In his speech, Black Hawk evokes emotion to unite the Indians and a shift in point of view to imply that now it’s their time to fight the battle.
Some of them gave up their hopes, while others cried out for current safety, other than tomorrow’s smile. They might die the next day, or a second later, this fear crushed them down and made them tremble and burst into tears. Fathers, boyfriends, and brothers left their lovings behind and headed to the bloody zone with firm and cold face. They attached their nation’s flags on their hearts and confronted the enemies with murderous weapons, not knowing that their enemy might also be one of the people who were forced to leave their families. Men had to kill the other men unwillingly.