Siege of Fort Ticonderoga

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    British officer, John André, about selling West Point both contribute to the story of Arnold’s cowardly transferring from American to British forces. Clearly, his motivations were his lack of appreciation by other militants and need for a lavish lifestyle. Even though Benedict Arnold won over critical battlegrounds and contributed to the progression of the Patriots in the beginning of the Revolution, there is no excuse for his impulsive actions and attitude. Once a traitor, always a traitor. If you were to convey Arnold as a hero you would only be telling only half of the story. Arnold never felt appreciated by fellow Patriots, at the time, and Congress. Arnold argues that for his work in leading captures of certain locations such as Fort Ticonderoga and coordinating the army should be an automatic promotion. Once Congress promoted five other officers other than Arnold, he, along with his extremely sensitive ego, took…

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    Howe, General Henry Clinton, and General John Burgoyne. While the American generals consisted of General Benedict Arnold, Commander-in-Chief George Washington, General Charles Lee, and General Henry Knox. The rebels led by Benedict Arnold, and aided by Ethan Allen and his band of framers known as the green mountains boys. They captured Fort Carillon, which is now known as fort of Ticonderoga, where they had found 100 iron cannons and mortars to help aid the American rebels in the battle of…

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    Benedict Arnold's Tactics

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    Benedict Arnold used to be a patriot commander. His name now means traitor. He helped with the capture of Fort Ticonderoga and the Siege against Quebec.He was an important military commander, helping with battles and political issues. The Americans were losing hope.The British were destroying the Continental Army. Only the guns of Fort Ticonderoga could save them.Benedict eagerly waited, hoping to be deployed there.Benedict was a different kind of person.He was encouraging and zealous, but also…

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    in full vigor. The British having overpowering number, and a dominant arsenal were easily defeating the newly formed Continental Army. A freshly appointed General George Washington knew that in order to push back the British he would have to take back one of the strongest positions and a main supply route. How did a newly formed Continental Army that was outnumbered, with limited supplies and weaponry, defeat the most powerful military force in the world at the time? Fort Ticonderoga was once…

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    No event more so than the American Revolution. There have been many movies made that portray the major events that have molded our great country. In essence, a timely film that I feel illustrates American Colonies struggles during the American Revolution War is the movie, The Patriot. The film was centered on Benjamin Martin, a single father of seven during the Revolutionary War. The film took place in South Carolina from 1778 until the 1781 “Siege of Yorktown” where General Cornwallis…

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    Fort Ticonderoga was built to have great geographical placement. The fort has access to the Hudson River Valley, Canada, Lake Champlain, and Vermont. In 1770 a small militia was formed in order to protect the rights of local land-owners. As tensions began to grow between colonialism and the British, the green Mountain Boys joined the revolutionary cause. On May 10, 1775 while the British were still asleep, and the sun had not risen, the Green Mountain Boys attacked the fort and captured it. The…

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    loyalist intervened and kept the ships put. Consequently, one-hundred patriots boarded the ships and dumped about 342 chests of tea overboard. This caused Britain to impose an intolerable act, which consisted of closing the harbor until colonists agreed to pay the taxes due for the goods. In the event of such acts, major battles began to occur. On April 19th, 1775 the Battle of Lexington and Concord took place; this battle commenced the revolution. The militiamen attacked the British troops at…

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    began his business career with being an apothecary and bookseller. He decided that bookselling and apothecary was not for him, so he worked hard at being a successful merchant in selling goods and different products. Later after that, he discovered a man called Adam Babcock. So, he partnered with him in investing in a trading company. When the British placed the Stamp act onto the colonists it made Benedict Arnold very mad and so, he joined the Sons of liberty. Then, the Revolutionary War began,…

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    Lexington and Concord were significant because they were the sites of the first bloodshed of the war. These conflicts were what started the war (McCullough 7). The significance of Breed’s Hill or Bunker Hill was that it was the second bloodshed of the war. As a result the king decided, “We must persist.” (McCullough 7) The Siege of Boston had significance because it was the first American victory. This victory made Britain back down a little bit. The significance of Charleston, Massachusetts was…

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    George Washington Dbq

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    April 17th, 1775 the same day in which the Battle of Lexington the continuation of the battle raged on in the town of Concord, Massachusetts. Militias began advanced on the British troops and soon took control of the North Bridge which led to the city of Concord. The fighting began between the two forces but being as the English were outnumbered by the Patriots the battle was not a struggle for the American side. Having the advantage of numbers and forces surrounding the enemy it was clear who…

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