Project 1

Project 1

Published on 5 November 2020
Transcript
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Deborah Sampson
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Deborah Sampson was a female that was born in 1760 in December on the 17.
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She died April 29,1827
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She was married to benjamin Gannett
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This is Deborah Sapson hasband tome stone
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She had four kids . She had three girls and one boy with her husband.
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Her Children
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Her four children names were Susanna'Patience'Earland'mary.
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Facts about Deborah Sampson
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Deborah Sampson was The first lady to fight in the Revolutionary war.
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But the thing that was crazy about it was that she dress like man and no one notice.
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She was 21 when she disguised her self as a man
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She uesd a fake name so she could be in the war that name was Robert Shurtliff
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The way she was identify as a girl it was when she got sick and
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doctor found out that she was a girl and the doctor told the general
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Her follow soldier were so suprised they did't believe the general.
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She serve in the Continental Army from May 1782 to October 1783.
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But she stoped serving because she got sick with high Fever on a mission in Philadelphil.
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In 1802 Sampson began a tour of Massachusetts and to Rhode Island and so on.
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In fact she was the first woman in america to do so
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Deborah Sampson was in the battle of yorktown She duge
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trenches to help storm the british. When she the doctor reveled her identity she was honorably discharged at West Point on October 25 1783 She spent most of here time at the Lower Hudson Valley Region of new york.
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Deborah Sampson At age of 18 deboeah was self educated she worked as tacher during summer sessions in 1779 and 1780 and as a weaver in winter
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There were some close calls In a battle she was shot in the left thigh she took the pistol ball herself but she was discovered a year later
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She lived at New Windsor Cantonment and George Washington lived at Hudson River
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