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    following presentation is about The Battle of Bunker Hill. It will go over not only the who, what, where, when and why of this battle but will also try to excite you about the incredible way our country began. We were the ultimate underdogs. Hopefully, at the end of this essay you will see a few of the reasons we are called the home of the brave. In June 17, 1775, on a hot summer day, the Battle of Bunker Hill took place. This battle turned out to be the bloodiest battle of the war and it marked the point of no return for the colonists. In the distance overlooking Boston Harbor and Charlestown was Breeds and Bunker Hill. The American General Israel Putnam received information that the British were going to fortify Bunker Hill to get a good advantage over the harbor. To counter that move, he moved 1,200 troops to fortify Bunker Hill. However, when they got there Colonel Prescott wanted to fortify Breeds Hill because you could see the harbor better and have a…

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    Battle of Bunker Hill In 1775, the British and the colonists fought in Charlestown, Massachusetts. Both the British and and colonists set out to capture the unoccupied hills of Bunker Hill and Breed’s Hill. Although the name of the battle was “The Battle of Bunker Hill” the battle was actually fought on Breed’s Hill. The ultimate British goal of capturing Breed’s Hill and Bunker Hill was being able to occupy the hills that surrounded the city and also to control the Boston Harbor. Although it…

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    during The Battle of Bunker Hill. The Battle of Bunker Hill was a fierce battle that showed the British that the Americans were not going to give the fight for freedom. The colonial militia had over 1000 men, who were led by William Prescott, were quickly constructing ramparts and earthen fortifications on top of Breed’s Hill and Bunker Hill and along the Charlestown peninsula. British troops opened fire on the Americans, “But in spite of the cannon balls, Colonel William Prescott walked on the…

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    earthworks you had helped build earlier are still holding together. You see another cannon fly through the air towards you, but the effect is no different. The walls are sturdy, they can be torn down by the cannons, you think. The British come marching up the hill, guns in their hands. You hear the sound of a gun fire, and then another gun fires, and another. Your commander shouts, “Steady, steady” .he is saying. “Fire”! You load your gun and slowly press the trigger. The gun shoots. Bang! The…

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    The Battle of Bunker Hill The battle of Bunker Hill took place on june 17 1775, in Charlestown, Massachusetts. It was the second engagement between British troops and the 13 colonies. The cause of the battle was because there was a conflict between british troops and the 13 colonies. It was learned that the British were planning to send troops from Boston to invade the hills surrounding the city. But Colonel William Prescott won’t let that happen. He commanded his troops to build fences and…

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    Mission Command Principles

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    During the Revolutionary War and many wars to follow, the physical concept of Mission Command was not yet developed. However, as any leader in a military force, some form of a Mission Command philosophy has been executed in major military battles. Colonel William Prescott, the Commander during the Battle of Bunker Hill, while serving with General Israel Putnam, portrayed what is now known by the United States military as Mission Command Principles. The Battle of Bunker Hill began when the…

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    19th of November in the year of 1863. The date of not just one of the famous reflection speeches on a battle of the American Civil War, but one of the most famous speeches in American History. Known as the Gettysburg Address, performed by the 16th president of the United States: Abraham Lincoln. This obviously is not the only speech given on a battle fought on American soil. The Battle of Bunker Hill for example, fought in Boston during the American Revolution was analyzed by Daniel Webster in…

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    THE BATTLE OF BUNKER HILL Bunker Hill is part of the Charleston peninsula, located between the Mystic and Charles Rivers. This area is known as Dorchester Heights in the southern part of Boston. From there you could see Boston and the Harbor. Colonist knew that the British were gathering just off the coast decided they must prevent this buildup. So on the evening of June 16, 1775 Colonel William Prescott led more than twelve hundred soldiers from Cambridge to fortify the area around…

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    Heroes In Colonial America

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    He died in 1818, but his legacy lives on as five U.S. Navy ships have been named after him so far. Elizabeth “Betsy” Hagar Elizabeth Hagar was a colonist who had faced severely harsh times in life. Both of her parents died before she even became a teenager. She became an orphan in 1759 at the age of nine. She migrated all over the colonies and stayed wherever she got shelter. However, there was a silver lining. In the midst of migrating…

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    which represented the British crown. Multiple battles broke out between the British and the Americans. Three of the main battles were the Battles at Lexington and Concord, Battles of Trenton and Princeton, and finally, Battle of Bunker Hill. Some of those battles were won, but some were lost, but that never changed America's view of getting their independence. To begin, Britain imposed new taxes and trade restrictions on the colonies, fueling growing resentment and strengthening the colonists’…

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