George Washington Dbq

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1776 was written by renowned author David McCullough and retells the events of the American Revolution. The book closely follows George Washington as he commands the American army through the hardships that they faced in these times. Both Washington and his soldiers dealt with harsh conditioning which lead to low morale. This sense of overall gloom contributed to the departing of many of the soldiers in the war and some even took weapons or other trinkets of war as collateral for their time spent. Washington is seen today as a outstanding general and the main reason for the overall victory of the independence of America but at the time he was seen as unfit for such a high possession in the army that would be leading a Revolution against the British Empire. Even his fellow officers at time questioned decision making and overall eligibility for his rank because of his poor choices during the war which caused many dire situations for the American troops, but despite this they managed to pull together and achieve victory through all of it.

The Battle of Lexington 1775, the battle that sparked the revolution and would
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April 17th, 1775 the same day in which the Battle of Lexington the continuation of the battle raged on in the town of Concord, Massachusetts. Militias began advanced on the British troops and soon took control of the North Bridge which led to the city of Concord. The fighting began between the two forces but being as the English were outnumbered by the Patriots the battle was not a struggle for the American side. Having the advantage of numbers and forces surrounding the enemy it was clear who had the upper hand in this stand off. Being in this predicament the English sustained from the fire and reached safety in Charlestown but still was met with many casualties almost nearing four-thousand men. The events that follow would later be known Siege of

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