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    1. The focal point of the authors view in this article is to help determine if Robert E. Lees name should be removed from schools and institutions. The author explains what Robert E. Lee was like and what he did for our country. He was a man of impeccable honesty, integrity and kindness. He was also a brave and courageous solider. However, Lee owned over a hundred and ninety slaves, he believed that slavery was god’s will, and did not free them, he sold them and ripped families apart. 2. The author’s general claim is to explain Lee’s courageous and brave side, but also show the racist side. Lee was a great solider however he owned over one hundred and ninety slaves. The author is claiming whether we should take down Robert E. Lees…

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    Confederate General Robert E. Lee is possibly the most controversial and yet widely respected out of all the Civil War commanders. Historians have held different views about the beloved General for over a hundred years, such as Robert W. Winston in his book Robert E. Lee; A Biography (1934), Michael Fellman in The Making of Robert E. Lee (2000), and Margaret Sanborn’s Robert E. Lee: A Portrait (1966). Winston’s theme in his book created a different outlook on General Lee than the latter two…

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    leaders and followed by bloodshed. Robert E. Lee was perhaps the greatest of such leaders. Being from the South, Lee chose to participate in the war as part of the Confederacy. For the first three years of war, Robert E. Lee acted as the commander of the Northern Virginia Army. The Northern Virginian Army was a tandem of warriors feared in the Union as an efficient war machine. He spent the last year of war as the head of the Confederate Army. Following up to the Civil War, Lee had grew a…

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    Robert E. Lee Monuments

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    History of Richmond’s Robert E. Lee Monument Monuments exist for the purpose of recognizing a significant individual or event. They provide a glimpse into the past, reflecting the attitudes of the government and people at a given time. However, as cultural ideas and norms shift towards a more progressive view, relics of the past are called into question. In American history, some of the most disputed examples of this are the myriad of memorials that honor the former Confederacy. One such…

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    Have you ever wondered about being a general or what they did? Robert E Lee was known for being in the Civil War as a commander. Lee served in eight battles. Lee served as a commander for three years. He was held up as a hero for taking over a war and having a victory. He was apart of many battles. When Lee was 18 he enrolled at West Point Military Academy. His occupation was a General. His highest rank achieved was a General, confederate states of America. On June 1, 1862 he took control of…

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    General Robert E. Lee was born in January 19, 1807 in Stratford hall Virginia and he died on October 12, 1870. He went to school at Alexandria academy. His fathers name was henry lee the third. His father was a tobacco planter. He suffered severe financial reverses from failed investments. Lee had 5 siblings. Little is known of Lee as a child; he rarely spoke of his boyhood as an adult. Nothing is known of his relationship with his father who, after leaving his family, mentioned Robert only once…

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    Annotated Bibliography Primary Sources Vannerson, Julian. Portrait of Gen. Robert E. Lee, officer of the Confederate Army. 1864. Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division, Washington D.C. www.loc.gov/pictures/resource/cwpb.04402/?co=cwp. Web. 15 Apr. 2015. The portrait is a primary source photo of Robert E. Lee during the Civil War. Photographers took portraits of important generals during the Civil War. The portrait shows Lee sitting in his military uniform wearing three five…

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    Robert E. Lee is a well-known Civil War general who people acknowledge as a military genius who fought for his home, Virginia. Robert E. Lee’s caring and affectionate character is something many people associate with him. His childhood saw poverty and struggle, as well as many things that contributed to the characteristics Lee displays in his adulthood. Robert E. Lee is often regarded as an ideal man of great character and if not for the people and events of his childhood, he may never have…

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    Robert E. Lee was born on January 19th, 1807 in Stratford Hall, Virginia, he was the son of Henry E. Lee and Anne Hill Carter Lee. The E in his name stood for Edward.Robert’s father wasn’t always the best father to him. His father left to go to the Caribbean to find more prospects, he never returned and at this time Robert was only 6. His only manly influences were his brothers. Robert was a member of a large family, including three sisters and five brothers. Anne (his mother) had to take care…

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    Lee was born into a family of high status in January of 1807. His father had formerly served as a calvaryman in the Revolutionary War and fought for America’s freedom from Great Britain. He later went on to be the Governor of the family’s home state of Virginia. Robert began attending school at the age of four, and was quickly put into a position of maturity due to the passing of his father at a young age. Lee developed important character traits, which included a high level of integrity and…

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