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    Imagine that you lived in the time in place where the Revolutionary War started. You are in bed then all of a sudden you hear pop, pop, pop. You would freak out right? In 1775, the Battle of Lexington and Concord led the way to the Battle of Lexington and Concord. What was the Battle of Lexington and Concord and how did it lead to the Revolutionary War? The Battle of Lexington and Concord was one of the first battles that started off the Revolutionary War. The battle was between the British and the colonists, the British were the first to attack in the battle on April 19,1775. When they were on their way to Lexington and Concord three horseback riders were sent to alarm the colonists. Paul Revere an American silversmith, engraver, and an early industrialist, William Dawes a shoemaker, and Samuel Prescott was a Patriot in Massachusetts during the Revolutionary War. By those three men going and alarming the colonists ahead of time it gave them enough time to hide all of their artillery and ammunition from the incoming British. The colonists lost in Lexington, now that colonists in Concord were alarmed that the British were coming they were ready to fight and not give up. The colonists won in Concord and while the British were retreating the colonists were still attacking them. The battle greatly…

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    Lexington And Concord

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    The Battle of Lexington and Concord was the victory that ignited the Revolutionary War. The British Redcoats underestimated the colonist’s willingness to die for what they believe, war tactics, strategy, and human intelligence. A ripple of events during April of 1775 led the colonist to their first victory against the British government. After years of unacceptable taxation against the 13 colonist the war began. Important information in regards of General’s Gage intentions to burn and destroy…

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    Henry David Thoreau was born in Concord, Massachusetts on July 12, 1817. His home was about twenty miles outside of Boston. Born to John and Cynthia Dunbar Thoreau, he was the third of four children in his family. Helen and John were his older sister and brother; Sophia was his younger sister. Helen was five years older, and John Jr. was two years older; Sophia was two years younger than he was. He received a primary and secondary education at a public school in Concord and the private Concord…

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    conformity. On July 12th, 1817, the Transcendentalist Henry David Thoreau was born in Concord Massachusetts. He was the third child of John Thoreau and Cynthia Dunbar Thoreau.…

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    five senses, forces followers to become “spiritually” connected with the world and themselves. Known by many as the “king of transcendentalism,” the first enthusiast to set the stage for many others was Ralph Waldo Emerson. Centered in Concord, Massachusetts, Emerson led a group of understanding thinkers. Beginning with being a student of the Boston Latin School, Emerson soon became a scholarly student of Harvard. Upon graduation, Emerson became an ordained minister. The death of his first wife…

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    a battle and depicts the battle of Lexington and Concord. The battles of Lexington and Concord were the initial military engagements the marked the start of the American Revolution. The battles marked the start of armed conflict between the thirteen colonies in British America and the kingdom of Great Britain. The British government had made arrangement to resist the enforcement of alterations made to the colonial government after the Boston Tea party. The locals responded by organising an…

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    executed his simplicity in his diet especially. After preparing a lecture on Thomas Carlyle at the Concord Lyceum,…

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    The two authors I am comparing in this essay are Henry David Thoreau and Ralph Waldo Emerson. I will convey both the similarities and differences between the lifestyles of the two authors; Both Thoreau and Emerson are categorized as publishers from the transcendentalism era. Both authors had extraordinary passion for living a life of simplicity and harmony, but what did this really mean and how did they achieve this? Both Ralph and Henry were born in Massachusetts, Emerson in 1803 and Thoreau…

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    Walden Analysis Essay

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    Henry David Thoreau, born in Concord, Massachusetts, was one of the most influential transcendentalist of his time. Getting away from the growing industrial town of Concord he escaped into the open, wooded lands around the pristine Walden pond. He passed his days observing and documenting his surroundings like the breeze rustling the branches of trees and shrubs, animals scurrying about the barren grounds, or the way that the rain hit the surface of the quaint pond and slowly rippled. He…

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    notably, had conflicting theory regarding the involvement of the government in daily life. Thoreau spent the latter years of his life living in the woods of Walden Pond, criticizing human nature; he believed in a more simplistic lifestyle. Thoreau’s unconventional perceptions of human nature and political theory portray him as a rebel because of the controversy he created surrounding natural rights and societal normality. Henry Thoreau was born in 1918 in Concord, Massachusetts. He grew up…

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