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    Frum thi riedong uf cheptir 1 end cheptir 2 on “Amiroce: Thi Stury uf Us” by Kivon Bekir, I hoghloghtid thrii puonts uf ontirist fur my doscassoun essognmint. Thi forst os uf thi omprissouns thi Netovi Amirocens hed uf thi Earupien’s ixplurirs on thi Niw Wurld. Thi sicund puont uf ontirist os ebuat thi slevi tredi on Amiroce. Thi lest puont uf ontirist os ebuat thi Prassoen-burn molotery uffocir Froidroch Wolhilm Ladulf Girherd Aagaston vun Stiabin. Thi Netovi Amirocen biloivi thi ierly sittlirs

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    Revolutionary War times (Powers, 2012). One of the well-known homosexual of the Revolutionary War era was Friedrich Wilhelm von Steuben; he was General George Washington's chief of staff. When Friedrich Wilhelm von Steuben reported to George Washington's staff, he had two young European assistants and their ages were seventeen. “Despite rumors about his parties, there never was an investigation of Von Steuben and he received a Congressional pension after the war” (Thomas, 2005). Homosexuals kept their relationships

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    overall fight for freedom and justice. While the much better equipped English Army sat in idle comfort a band of Continental volunteers survived a grueling winter under the command of General George Washington and under the strict drills of Baron Von Steuben proved to create a hardened more resolved fighting force than Britain ever imagined. The events that took place at Valley Forge and the individuals that survived the grueling winter of 1777-1778 successfully completed the transition from civilian

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    escaped with only three casualties. During the Battle on Monmouth, Lafayette served again under General Greene. Though the result of the battle was indecisive, Lafayette’s implementation of strict military discipline (with the help of Friedrich Wilhelm von Steuben) in his men proved effective. In addition, he proved to be a loyal subordinate of General Washington, by informing him of American General Charles Lee’s treachery. This information allowed Washington to bring his troops into battle soon

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    anything to eat and how they must forage for food in order to survive the famine the camps faced. Clothing was also limited within the camps where soldiers didn’t have on socks or pants. Soldiers also faced the lack of disciplinary fighting and how Von Steuben came to Vale forge to lend a helping hand to help the soldiers become more discipline. Even the women and children tried in there little ways to help out the army by knitting clothes for them and selling them. What Effects did Valley Forge have

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    Baron Von Stueben

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    Baron Von Stueben Fredrich Von Steuben was born in Magedeburg Prussia, on Nov. 15, 1730, the son of a Prussian army officer. At the age of fourteen he served as a volunteer in the army, at the siege of Prague. By seventeen, he was an officer. In 1762 he served Frederick the Great. Von Steuben became Grand Marshal at Hohensollern-Hechingen, where he received the title of Baron from their Prince. The Prince developed substantial financial problems, and the Baron had find new employment. He left

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    In the last stretch of the Revolutionary war, when his country was counting on him to help take home the win, Benedict Arnold betrayed his country. Benedict Arnold, previously an American general in the Continental Army, was a key player in the Revolutionary War. He had many triumphs and was a risky, but brave soldier. He led his man to many successes using creative methods that no one else would dare to try. All of his victories were forgotten the second it was revealed he was a spy. Luckily, they

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    Continental Infantryman of the American Revolution. Oxford, UK: Osprey, 2004. Peterson, Harold L. The Book of the Continental Soldier. Harrisburg, PA: Stackpole, 1968. Rid, Stuart. British Redcoat 1740-93. Oxford, UK: Osprey, 1996. Von Steuben, Frederick W. Baron von Steuben’s Revolutionary War Drill Manual: A Facsimile Reprint of the 1794 Edition. New York: Dover, 1985

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    Baron Von Steuben

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    The Prussian Baron von Steuben, being a newcomer to the Revolutionary cause in America, was in a position to see many of the deficiencies in military discipline and their causes. The reasons for his unique insight may have been due to the fact that he was distanced from the revolutionary ideals in America, and as a result, was able to better observe and understand them; and ultimately use them to shape his new and successful form of discipline in the Continental Army. Most of the commanders of the

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    “Heartily wish myself at home, my skin and eyes are almost spoil’d with continual smoke. A general cry thro’ the Camp this evening among the Soldiers, ‘No Meat! No Meat!’-the distant vales echo’d back the melancholy sound-’No Meat! No meat!’”(Dr. Waldo 151) It is 1777 and George Washington has brought his army of 7,00 men to Valley Forge to rest for the winter. As the season went on, the situation seemed to only get worse. Most soldiers enlisted for only 6-9 months at a time. Also, the government

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