Thomas Paine's Phenomenon: Breaking The Color Barrier

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As cannon balls flew threw the sky, I knew I had to save my country. My family heard about our glory, that we won Trenton. I have decided to re-enlist for three reasons which are family, glory and freedom.These three reasons are very important, especially for us soldiers.

Many things happened during this timeline like in 1773 the Boston tea party happened, in 1776 the declaration of independence was signed, in 1787 the writing of the constitution began, in 1783 the treaty of Paris ended the revolutionary war. Also, many diseases went on during this war, including more things for example: we were the Continental army, many people deserted to not fight in the war, scarlet fever was one of the best known diseases, Howe's army quartered in Philadelphia, valley forge was a camp 18 miles northwest of Philadelphia, quakers were people who fed the Continental army.

The first reason I will re-enlist is because of family. Family is a very important thing to remember. “The summer soldier and the sunshine patriot will, in this crisis, shrink from the service of their country.” Thomas Paine’s strong words help me to stay and fight for my country. (Paine 153) “What we obtain too cheap, we esteem too lightly.” Paine’s words are more than strong enough to help us win. (Paine 153) …show more content…

Everyone wants freedom for your country. “People are trying to escape from war.” This quote I took it from a picture some people are happy for war and some are not. (Powell 149) “I made this painting for one reason.” Powell made this painting for a reason to give us encouragement to win this war. Also soldiers are fighting for freedom and people are not fighting because they don't want freedom. Us soldiers are giving our lives to help save this country and we are also saving lives for those who are injured. This reason is causing me to re-enlist because I want freedom for my country. This is the third reason why i’m

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