Second Inauguration Analysis Just over a month before his assassination, President Abraham Lincoln gave his brief yet juste second Inaugural speech. The period was towards the end of the Civil, he directed his address from East Portico, in the Capitol Washington, DC towards the issue of slavery and the two parties involved, the insurgents and the victims who think they have no power to change the circumstances they live in. He also uses the opportunity to encourage the nation to unite for the cause of peace and the construction and ridding the nation of the ungodly cause of war. He begins his closing remarks with the famous words "With malice toward none; with charity for all." President Abraham Lincoln’s Second Inaugural Address in Washington D.C. was among the most important because it raised awareness of the new task at hand of the reconstruction and the aftermath of the civil war.
He was tasked with marching to the old Tryon County area, raise and organize Loyalist units from the Tory population of the Carolina Backcountry, and protect the left flank of Lord Cornwallis' main body at Charlotte, North Carolina. On September 2, he and his militia marched west, heading for the Appalachian Mountain hill country that is now the Tennessee/North Carolina border. By September 10th, he had established a base camp at Gilbert Town, North Carolina and issued a challenge to the Patriot leaders to lay down their arms or he would "lay waste to their country with fire and sword." The North Carolina Patriot militia leaders Isaac Shelby and John Sevier, from the Washington District (now present day northeast Tennessee), met after receiving Ferguson’s message and agreed to lead their militia against him. Patriot leaders also sent a message to Virginia militia leader, William Campbell, asking him to join them.
Peter Loebach 7433 Cinnabar Terrace Gaithersburg Maryland 20879 LET 3 Colonel Zadok Magruder High School 5939 Muncaster Mill Road Rockville, Maryland 20855 The Battle of Antietam was fought on September 17, 1862. The United States Army of the Potomac led by General George B. McClellan fought against the Confederate Army of Northern Virginia led by General Robert E. Lee. The battle was considered the bloodiest battle in American history where both sides suffer a great amount of losses. I have learned of the political turning point of this battle. Had the outcomes have change the south could have won the civil war.
The aftermath of the war was a complete an utter devastation when it came to casualties. The Civil War was documented as the deadliest in American History it caused about 620,000 soldiers death and an undetermined amount of civilian causalities; it ended slavery, restored the Union, and strengthened the role of the federal government. General Grant and General Lee were both graduates of West Point. General Lee graduated from West Point in 1829 second in his class and General Grant graduated in 1843 twenty-first in his class. While both great generals started, their military careers the same way the rest of their careers were very different.
Film Analysis of “April Morning” April morning follows young Adam Cooper’s journey through the Battle of Lexington and Concord (1775). This key battle started the American Revolution with the “Shot heard round the World.” As Joseph said to Adam, “We were (all British) until today.” This one battle was ultimately the start of a new independent Nation called America. The Battle of Lexington and Concord took place in Massachusetts and occurred because of many resentments building up inside the colonists against the British Crown. These included many unfair taxes, the Quartering Act, Intolerable Acts, and many more. Additionally, the colonists were beginning to think more like independents and less like English subjects.
The Battle of Saratoga was the major turning point in the American Revolution. Actually, there were two battles at Saratoga. The first began with Gen. John Burgoyne's offensive strike on September 19. The second was a climactic phase of fighting on October 7. In the first Battle at Saratoga, Freeman's Farm, the British lost two men for every one American casualty.
George Washington’s leadership abilities Geography Foreign assistance Colonists’ spirit and attitude The Revolutionary War in America (1775-1783) led to the birth of a new nation. The war began on April 19, 1775 with the Battles of Lexington and Concord. For about a decade, tension had been mounting between Great Britain and the American Colonies. The British government had passed a series of laws in an attempt to increase control over the colonies. But Americans had become used to having control over their local government.
The Impact of Dr. Seuss on American Culture “Because when you stop and look around, this life is pretty amazing (Dr. Seuss).” When Theodor Seuss Geisel was born, life was not as easy as it is today. From war to civil rights movements, Seuss endured many influential american “battles”. Theodor Seuss Geisel grew up in a large German community where his family lived and worked. When Dr. Seuss was thirteen years old, The United States went to war with Germany which brought fear and anxiety to the Geisel’s hometown of Springfield, Massachusetts. During the war, art became a popular method used to depict war and more often to escape the hardships that americans both on and off the battlefield faced.
Chemical Attack on the Super Bowl Travis Belcher HSM 320 Emergency Response to Terrorism Professor Cameron Balma 14 April 2014 Chemical Attack on the Super Bowl The Super Bowl is the biggest event to happen in the United States every year. Millions of people watch at home and thousands come and see it. Securing an event like this takes many local, state, and federal agencies months of planning and preparation. Since 9/11, security for a major event is top priority. Such a televised and public event is a dream event for a person or terrorist group to initiate an attack of major significance.
Betsy Ross was the first person who made the first American flag and she sewed the flag in 1776. The American Revolution lasted till 1775 to 1783 and it was fought for the people’s rights and freedom. Every day at school we say the “Pledge of Allegiance” to honor United States and the freedom we have today. The veterans continuously fought for our nation throughout the history and continue to do so to this day. July 1st, 1776 was the day Americans signed the Declaration of Independence in which the colonists declared their freedom from Great Britain.