[2015] Kyma Garvey: Revolutionary war

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[2015] Kyma Garvey: Revolutionary war

Deborah Sampson Gannett (December 17, 1760 – April 29, 1827), better known as Deborah Sampson, was a woman who disguised herself as a man in order to serve in the Continental Army during the American Revolutionary War. She is part of a small number of women with a documented record of military combat experience in that war. She served 17 months in the army, as "Robert Shurtliff " of Uxbridge, Massachusetts, was wounded in 1782 and honorably discharged at West Point, New York in 1783.Deborah Sampson was born in Plympton, Massachusetts, a small village in the county of Plymouth, Massachusetts, on December 17, 1760. She was the oldest of seven children born to Jonathan Sampson, Jr. and Deborah Bradford Sampson, both of old Colonial stock. Her mother was a descendant of William Bradford, once Governor of Plymouth Colony, and her father a descendant of Myles Standish, Military leader of the Pilgrims. Her siblings were Jonathan, Elisha, Hannah, Ephraim, Nehemiah, and Sylvia. When Deborah’s father failed to return from a sea voyage, her mother, unable to provide for her children, placed them in various households.

The Old State House is a historic building in Boston, Massachusetts, at the intersection of Washington and State Streets. Built in 1713, it was the seat of the Massachusetts General Court until 1798, and is one of the oldest public buildings in the United States. One of the landmarks on Boston's Freedom Trail, it is the oldest surviving public building in Boston, and now serves as a history museum operated by the Bostonian Society. It was designated a National Historic Landmark in 1960.

The death of Crispus Attucks happened 1 day ago and many people have told the gazzete what they have seen,one man says he saw a black man fall dead like a dog shoot dead,people every where are calling it a massacure,it was in Boston in front of the old state house,it was on March 5 , 1770,people say the americans were taughting the soliders and threating them with clubs,the bsoliders paniced and opened fire.


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