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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 the colonist’s weapons cache was disclosed to the colonist. This information was vital for the colonist’s victory against the British government. If this battle wasn’t won by the colonist, would have prolonged the American independence from the British…

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

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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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    Henry David Thoreau lived in the middle of the nineteenth century as a writer. Born in Concord, Massachusetts, on July 12, 1817; Thoreau had three other siblings. A quiet child growing up, Thoreau preferred walks in the woods to childhood games. When Thoreau reached 16 years of his life, he attended Harvard College and did so well enough in his first year to earn a half-scholarship. Unfortunately, Thoreau’s family could only send one of their children to college. Therefore, since Thoreau…

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    Ralph Waldo Emerson

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    of Divinity. In October of 1826 he was licensed to preach. Suddenly, ill health plagued him putting a brake on his new founded career. He was experiencing vision problems as well as consumption. His sickness worsened so he sought a cure in a warmer climate. In November of 1826 he fled south visiting Charleston, South Carolina as well as St. Augustine, Florida. When he visited these places he saw slavery in action and was disgusted by it. This experience became a large influence in his beliefs…

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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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