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Before I even get started, I should probably admit that I have a bias. I have a sincere and profound admiration for Patrick Henry, a sometimes contradictory, often times fiery man who, for his place in history, could be called the first among Patriots. 985 more words
Or, what our dissenting soldiers might have thought of the 1787 Constitutional Convention.
In Philadelphia that September, President Washington joined many signers of the Declaration of Independence to discuss revision of the Articles of Confederation, the document governing the way the country was put together. 787 more words
If you were going into battle what would you take with you? How about your bible? Well, one soldier did just that. A man named Francis Merrifield, who fought at Bunker Hill, one of the first battles of the American Revolution fought in 1775 carried his bible with him and later wrote about his experiences. 13 more words
While the Industrial Revolution was taking place in Europe, a different type of revolution was taking place in North America. The people of this part of the world were not happy with the rulers and ultimately brought down the regimes with the help of revolution. 712 more words