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    Depression is the best way to describe Valley Forge. Unhopeful is the best way to describe the soldiers there. Valley Forge is depressing, and the soldiers there are gloomy. I have fought my time in the war, and there is still no improvement on either side.The Members of Congress have created and signed the Declaration of Independence. If we lose the war they have basically signed their death. Britain will hunt them and all the remaining, living soldiers and kill them. I need to chose whether to re-enlist or not; because if I re-enlist I have a greater chance of dieing, but if I don’t re-enlist then I may live. Some of my fellow soldiers and I have decided to not re-enlist for three reasons which are because of the poor life sile, not much…

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    How To Quit Valley Forge

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    In December of 1777 to June 1778, Washington’s Winter Camp for the Continental Army was holding 12,000 men, which was called Valley Forge and it was 18 miles off of Pennsylvania. They built 16 by 14 cabins that held 12 men, and there was no bed just mud and straw. Valley Forge was a very difficult place to live, one is that there was “poor food” and there was no ventilation in their crowded cabins. Therefore, Valley Forge was a hard, gross place to live and was very cold when winter came. So…

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    Welcome to Valley Forge, Pennsylvania. It is the winter of 1777. The Continental Army has set up shop in the small village, ready to brace through the harsh winter before fighting the British Army next spring. Up until then, the Patriots have gained little confidence through the way of militaristic gains, losing the cities of Boston, New York City, and most recently Philadelphia to the Redcoats. Because of these hardships on the battlefield, the Continental Army had trouble keeping its soldiers…

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    Terrible living conditions, few necessities and surviving in freezing weather with little assistance. Sounds like how the United States government treats some homeless citizens. However these are the hardships the Colonial soldiers at Valley Forge had to endure with little chance of a successful outcome. After failed attempts by the Continental Army during the American Revolution in New York and Boston, the soldiers lead by Washington decided to establish a winter camp at Valley Forge. Unaware…

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    In the winter of 1777 to 1778, Commander George Washington brought his troops to set up camps at Valley Forge, Pennsylvania 18 miles northwest of General William Howe and his British troops. Should I re-enlist or not re-enlist? I have decided to not re-enlist because I would be starving, I would be cold, and I could die of sickness. On December 19 of 1777, a week before Christmas, the first job of the men was to build log “huts” for the men to sleep which only held twelve soldiers. Would you…

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    Revolution Movie Analysis

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    bottom of his feet. They leave him outside all night, until Tom finds Ned and cuts the rope from his hands and feet. Tom carries Ned out of the camp, and another boy, Merle, escapes with them. Throughout their escape, the boys encountered two groups of natives. Tom stabs the first group of natives (Iroquois) with a small knife. Shortly after another group of natives arrive and Tom makes peace with them. The Huron tribe takes the group of boys to their camp and they help Ned’s feet heal, which…

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    living through the winter. That is a huge percentage. Why were men so scared to get sick? If they went home they still had the potential threat of getting sick and affecting the whole family. Men were needed at that time. Soldiers were deserting. Enlistments expired. Nine-month men’s nine months were up and they were going home. Why leave if there is a small chance of you getting ill and dying. Yes there are other threats, but illness was one of the largest cause of death back then. George…

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    Valley Forge DBQ

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    Had I been at Valley Forge, I would have and would have encouraged others to leave Valley Forge. Valley Forge was a winter camp built and used by the colonists where they were trained, but many colonists died from cold and disease. Valley Forge was a horrible place to be. As it states in Estimates of Death and Illness at Valley forge(doc A), many people got sick and a lot of people died. About 50% of all of the men at Valley Forge got sick with horrible diseases. Out of the 8,000 men at…

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    Valley Forge Analysis

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    Valley Forge and the not re-enlisting people In the nine months I have been a soldier at Valley Forge sickness has claimed many deaths among the soldiers. The quarters were cramped, with twelve soldiers sleeping in small huts that measured 16 by 14 feet. Scarlet fever is ravishing the ranks on a British soldiers, who caught terrible disease from local girls. Befor this war we had already lost Boston and New York and we have a great chance of losing what we have left. In 1777 at Valley…

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