Battle Of Bunker Hill Research Paper

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The Battle of Bunker Hill: A Battle Lost, a War Won Cameron C. Chadwick Honors US History 10 4B Mr. Miraya 8 December 2015 The Battle of Bunker Hill: A Battle Lost, a War Won Blood covered the battlefield as the British continued to advance. Friends and allies were falling in front of each other’s eyes, wounded, or even dead. This was the devastation of the Battle of Bunker Hill. However, it is not looked upon as a bleak time in American History, but as a symbol of hope. While America may have lost the battle, it gave the Colonists the confidence they needed in order to become victorious In the night of June 16, 1775, over 1,000 colonial militiamen built stone fortifications on Breed’s Hill, Bunker Hill’s smaller neighbor. Overlooking…show more content…
Were it not for this battle, America presumably would have lost the war, losing their independence along with it. That is why history is studied. “When we study it reasonably well, and so acquire some usable habits of mind, as well as some basic data about the forces that affect our own lives, we emerge with relevant skills and an enhanced capacity for informed citizenship, critical thinking, and simple awareness” (Historians 1). It is the connection between past and present. It allows Americans to feel the joys and sorrows of the Americans during the war. It allows them to feel the ferocity and intensity of the war. It allows them to feel the pain of the loved ones of those lost to the war. The battle will always be remembered in American history as the battle that gave Americans their first hope of…show more content…
Through this the information is clearly stated for use. The information matches other sources, therefore making it reliable. However, the information was condensed, making it simple to pick out important details, but more difficult to pick out the more specific details. Historians (2013). Why Study History. American Historical Association. Historians, rather than giving information on the battle itself, states some reasons why history is studied. This is intended to provide the reader with a deeper understanding of the material in other sources in order to be able to connect the reader to the historical period being studied. The source was only one paragraph, but it gave a lot of insight on why history is studied. They were useful reasons, therefore being stated in the paper. These reasons were helped to discover the connection between past and present. History (2015). Battle of Bunker Hill. A&E Networks. This source gives a detailed report of the events leading up to and during the battle. Unlike some other sources, this clearly states the more specific details in order to create a deeper connection to the

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