Napoleon thought he was winning, until he and his troops were defeated in the Battle of Waterloo. His reign consequently came to an end. He was banished from what he once ruled and exiled once again to live his final days on the island of Saint Helena. His cause of death is unknown, but it is suspected to be from stomach cancer. He died on May 5, 1821.
The Thirteen colonies knew Louisbourg was a key to the rest of New France. In the winter of 1744-45 the House of Representatives voted to take action and sailed for Louisbourg. Governor Shirley of Massachusetts assembled about 4000 men and Connecticut and New Hampshire 100 men. On May 3rd 1745 several British warships joined the attack. The French sent messages to France for reinforcement but didn’t get any.
He decided that his lack of education limited his marriage possibilities. He participated in a massacre of Indians at Tallushatchee in northern Alabama. But returned home when his enlistment was up. He was not present at the decisive Battle of Horseshoe Bend on March 27, 1814 when the creeks were defeated. When he was 16, Crockett went home and helped work off
This could be the most important battle of the Civil War. Robert E Lee was working his way up into the North to bring a letter to the President and to destroy as many Union posts that can get their hands on. They also wanted to make the Union surrender, but us, the Union, caught him in Pennsylvania. At the end of the battle we have tallied 51,000 casualties in the battle and it is one of the most bloodiest battles in the Civil War. Gettysburg is now a memorial for all of the Soldiers who fought.
My names is John henson, i’m on the men on the back of the 2 dollar bill, and I was the first president of the united states. Before I was a president I was a soldier, and I died on November 22, 1783. Also the people had confused me with a white man, and changed my picture of a white man. There are also myths that I wasn 't the first president but the truth is I was.
Unfortunately, he was sworn in as president on March 4, 1861. His election ultimately led to us (the Confederacy) losing. He was the first president to order a military draft. We were demolishing the North until Lincoln made one move: the commissioning of Ulysses S. Grant. Grant took control of the Union forces and began his prominent career where he starved the South at the Battle of Vicksburg.
Sitting bull was probably one of the most famous Native American. When sitting bull was ten he killed his first buffalo. In June 1863 he took arms against the United States for the first time. Sitting bull fought some American soldiers again the next year.
Anh Nguyen HIST 120 online December 12, 2015 Tecumseh and the Quest for Indian Leadership by David Edmunds In this biography, David Edmunds studies the life of legendary Shawnee leader Tecumseh and his pivotal role in defending the Native American way of life. Tecumseh was born to Pucksinwah and his wife Methotaske in March, “1768”, in what is currently known as Ohio (17). Tecumseh had many siblings, Chiksika and Tecumapease were his oldest brother and sister (17). Then came Sauwaseekau who was brother to Tecumseh and another sister named Menewaulakoosee, after her Tecumseh was born, after that two more sons were born and after that a set of triplets that included Tenskwatawa, the Shawnee Prophet.
The Battle of Fort Ticonderoga also knows as The Capture of Fort Ticonderoga, took place on Lake Champlain in northeastern New York, Fort Ticonderoga. This Battle started on May 10, 1775. The British and American soldiers were fighting in this battle because the of the strategic location also it was still considered "the gateway to the continent". The leaders/ generals of this battle were Jeffery Amherst and 1st Baron Amherst.
And lastly Amherst and his 11’000 men came from the St Lawrence River from Lake Ontario. To make sure there wasn’t another bloodbath, the French regiments of around 2’100 men, went to Place d’Armes and Montreal avoided this torture of a long capture. So then New France was then in the hands of the British.
The Battle Of The Plains Of Abraham started during the Seven Years War. It stared September 13, 1759. The Battle Of The Plains Of Abraham was about who was going to have power over it. The main players in the battle were James Wolfe and he was the leader of the British invasion. He had 13,500 men and most of them were regular solders.