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    The Philadelphia Convention is commonly referred to as the “miracle at Philadelphia” because it brought 55 men together, with many different views on the problems and solutions, of America. But they were able to put aside any differences they might have and work together for the good of their country. These men were some of the brightest men in the country, and together they created some of the finest works of time. They caused a nationwide debate, of the likes that have never been seen before. Together they created state ratifying conventions where people could voice their opinions and educate people. The purpose of the ratifying conventions was to inform “the public of the provisions of the proposed new government.” This way the people were…

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    The Government that was created after the Revolutionary war was too weak to mend the conflicts that were arising from the States; the Government was operating under the Articles of Confederation. The Philadelphia Convention agreed to help correct some of the holes in the Articles that had long since been determined even before the war. The Philadelphia Convention was held in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania from May 14th to September 17th in the year of 1787. Even though the Convention was actually…

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    After an unexpected battle at Brandywine, where British troops ambushed the Americans, over 1,000 American men were killed, and most of their heavy artillery was lost. More skirmishes after this battle caused the American hold on Philadelphia to dwindle, and the city eventually fell into British hands. Members of the Continental Congress were alarmed by the amount of British troops in and around Philadelphia, so Washington decided to keep the Continental Army close by. This way, Washington would…

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    Alliteration and hyphenate is greatly used in The American Pageant in order to enhance the history of The United States. In this excerpt which describes Kennedy’s New Frontier, the author uses big numbers, alliteration, and hyphenates as descriptive devices in order for students to categorize the given information as positive or negative and unknowingly have a set view on this topic in history. Some examples from The American Pageant include, “A stampede of 43,129,566 Johnson votes trampled the…

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    As we look into American history classes we see a common core across the country. Our students learn from the time America was founded to current events today. In our history classes we are taught from textbooks that are prolonged and biased towards the white man. The educational board needs to add other perspectives to history classes and textbooks because this will expand the future generation 's knowledge of others cultures, ethnicities, sex and points of view. All across the United States…

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    the first environmentalist (Wulf). Madison was called as the President of Agricultural Society of Albemarle one of the first environmentalist groups. One of his most famous speeches was called “Address to the Agricultural Society of Albemarle”. He spoke against planting tobacco in the same field every year. His talked on how the tobacco slowly took all the nutrients out of the soil and left it bare without the ability to plant any crops. Madison’s words later proved true and many farmers and…

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    Franklin is our most engaging founding father and we see the reflections of him and his personality through his legacy and his life’s work, helping make this country great. Benjamin Franklin was born on January 17, 1706, in Boston Massachusetts. He was the fifteenth of the seventeen children to his father Josiah Franklin by his two marriages. As the youngest son of the family, Ben was taken out of school at ten to help at his father’s candle making shop but left to apprentice at his brother’s…

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    The best known as one of the Founding Fathers of Declaration of Independence and also the Constitution of the United States, Benjamin Franklin, was born on January 17, 1706, in Boston. His father married twice, with his first wife he had seven children and with his second wife he had ten more. Benjamin was his 15th child and he was the youngest son. His father was soap and candle maker. Benjamin learned to read when he was at a young age. Attending to Boston Latin School was a success to him,…

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    Howe failed to achieve a victory which upset Lord North. So when he accepted to lead the battle of Saratoga in 1777, British leaders increased the land tax to fund the war. They wanted to isolate New England. Germain planned a three-pronged attack. These were Quebec to Albany, from the west, and northward from NYC to converge in Albany, NY. Howe wanted to attack Philadelphia and end in victory over Washington’s army. His slow attack on Philadelphia directly tied to the defeat of Burgoyne’s army.…

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    Benjamin Franklin was born on January 17, 1706 in Boston Massachusetts. Franklin had sixteen siblings; he was the fifteenth child, and the last son. Franklin attended Latin school until the age of ten years old. At age ten, Franklin was required to begin apprenticing his dad in the candle making business. At the age of twelve however, Franklin began working as an apprentice in his brother James’s print shop. “Ben abandoned his apprenticeship shortly afterward, escaping to New York, but settling…

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