Articles for tag: American Revolution, The American Revolution, Wounded Soldiers

Karla News

Female Heroes of the American Revolution: Molly Pitcher

Because her story has been told and retold throughout American history, the facts concerning her real name are blurred. It’s not clear whether her real name was Mary Hays McCauley or Mary Ludwig Hays McCauley. The name doesn’t really matter though. Because of her courageous acts during the American Revolution, she earned the nickname “Molly ...

Karla News

Benedict Arnold: Traitor of the American Revolution

One of the most famous and infamous names of the American Revolution is Benedict Arnold. But what exactly did this man do to create such a legacy for himself and is it deserved? Arnold was born in Norwich, Connecticut in 1741 to a troubled family. His father who had worked as a merchant had married ...

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Nancy Morgan Hart

History lessons about the American Revolution often focus on men like George Washington, Ben Franklin, Thomas Jefferson, and Paul Revere. Women often include Betsy Ross, who created the first American flag or legendary female figures like Molly Pitcher who took up her husband’s cannon after he fell in battle. These are but a few of ...

Karla News

Thoughts on the American Revolution: The Victory of a Republic

Perhaps the key moment in the entire short history of the United States (the republic is still young in terms of history), was the American Revolution. In this article, views on this great revolution will be discussed, as well as the ramifications for future revolutions like those seen in France. Originally, the 13 colonies had ...

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Samuel Adams: A Short Biography

Samuel Adams was born on September 27, 1722. His legacy includes many notable achievements as a statesman and patriot. The greatest of these is arguably his role as one of the founding fathers of this nation. He, along with the other representatives at the Second Continental Congress signed one of the founding documents of America, ...