In the annual Ely Tigers versus Dillard Panthers football game, there was a play caught at the last minute, giving the Ely Tigers the win. The score was 14-10, and Donnell Wilson caught the winning touchdown pass. How he caught it, no one was quite sure. All they knew was in the Ely-Dillard football game, the winning catch was caught by Donnell, it was lucky, and it was a team effort.
Battle of Saratoga- The turning point in the American Revolutionary War. This gave a decisive victory to the Americans because of the faulty military strategy of William Howe. The othehr reason they were able to have such a successful victory is a result of training of American soldiers at Valley Forge. This battle is very important because it convinced the French to give support to the United States military. French were confident that the Americans could beat Great Britain and also joined forces because the British were their common enemy.
During the annual Ely Tigers v. Dilard Panthers football game, the game was decided at the end of the 4th quarter during a touchdown scoring catch. The wide receiver, Donnell Wilson, caught the ball in the end zone to score. It was a clean catch in the right place at the right time that resulted in the game-winning touchdown.
There were many people at last night’s football game. There are also many differing opinion and accounts of Donnell Wilson’s last touchdown. This touchdown won the Game for Ely against Dillard. Many say this catch was legendary, here is the truth.
During the 1790 the country was split up over the rise of political parties. There were the federalists led by alexander hamilton and the democratic-republicans led by Alexander Hamilton and the democratic republicans led by tomas jefferson. The federalists and democratic-republicans have different views on many things, including the interpretation of the constitution, strong parts of the nation's economy and if the alien and sedition acts were important to have in our country.
After two penalties', it was first and goal, this time from the six. Again, they made the mistake of throwing towards Dawson. He played excellent defense, forcing a touch catch from the receiver, and he dropped it.
After 1815, a women’s status in society was shaped both by the “market revolution” and the “Second Great Awakening”. The “market revolution” was a drastic change in the nation's economy through transportation, education, legal reforms. Examples of these reforms would include the creation of canals, roads, railroads, and the technology needed to commute between places, an increase in teacher wages, school terms, and curriculum, and the spreading awareness of massive movements such as the temperance, abolitionist, and prison reform movement. The “Second Great Awakening” was a revival of religious spirit that attracted social minorities, such as women, African-Americans,and native Americans, that produced many new sects of Protestantism, such
What if you were in a country where you were forced to overpay on everyday items, but were not able to change this in any way? If you would feel angry, and frustrated, then you would have sympathized with the American colonists in the mid 1700s. America had grown tired of being taxed relentlessly because of the heavy payment of the French and Indian War. One-sided acts and laws such as the Intolerable Acts and the Stamp Act treated the colonists unfairly. Thoughts drifted toward rebellion, and the people were empowered by acts of defiance against the British. The Boston Tea party and the speech by Patrick Henry made the Brits pass more laws and acts, causing an uproar in the colonies. Many unreasonable laws and acts of defiance led the country
Many immigrants came into the United States during the nineteenth century; some of them being Chinese. They came here through Angel Island to find better lives than in China, but it did not work out that way for most. These people faced much discrimination in this new country, such as working cheap jobs and being treated unfairly, but eventually they began trying to conquer these unfair acts towards them.
The 1790s and 1800s was a time surrounded by partisan tension and increased political participation and discussion in America. This was largely due to development of the Federalist and Republican parties in the 1790s. The establishment of these parties helped fuel expansion of the public sphere, as advocates of both sides wish to air their opinions on the other. This became especially true of Republicans, who became increasingly more critical of Federalists ideas and values. Eventually this led to the Federalist party, under the power of John Adams, to pass the Alien and Sedition Acts of 1798. These pieces of legislation not only censored American citizens, but made the lives of immigrants harder by threatening dissenters with deportation and
In 1776 a country soon to be named the United States of America would break away from the world power of the time. America the country attributed with being the most prestigious and dominant. However without the help of England, America would never have reached this point. England’s tyrannical economic policies were key to the separation of England and the colonies. The Colonies rebelled against England in 1776 due to England's cheap buying of natural resources, expensive selling of finished goods, and the heavy taxes that were enforced.
More lives were lost, hopes put out, and courage forgotten in the winter of 1777 and 1778 than any other time in the war. During this time, the Continental Army set up their winter camp in a small farming settlement 18 miles southeast of Pennsylvania. In Pennsylvania, British General Howe and his army wintered in the warm and comfortable Patriot capital. If you were in Washington’s army during that bitter winter, would you have quit? Would you have quit, or reenlisted, after all you faced and saw? The death, the sickness, the challenges. Due to the fact that help is coming, the need of healthy men, and the fact that if I stay, there will be a greater reward, I will re-enlist.
There are many different actions and responses which lead up to the Revolutionary War. But a few of the largest actions on the part of Britain were the Acts which were imposed on the colonists. The first attempt to tax the colonists was the Stamp Act, and was a colossal failure. When Britain established the Stamp Act in 1765, they were trying to move the tax burden from their own over taxed citizens, to the colonists, who, up to that point, hadn't truly been taxed at all. They tried again in 1773, with largely the same results. The colonists refused to support Britain and adamantly opposed the taxation of any and all goods by the crown. This was made worse by the struggling farmers and merchants who's businesses had been crippled by the taxes
When the British fought in the French and Indian War it put them in great debt. In order to get out of the enormous debt they taxed the colonies. The reactions of the colonists were sometimes harsh. They argued they had no representation in Parliament so they tarred and feathered, burned effigies, raided tax collectors, and boycotted British goods. Some of the acts they passed were the Sugar and Coercive Acts. They both angered the colonists tremendously. The Acts passed by the British caused tensions and many reactions from the colonists.
The early settlers of Jamestown had arrived in the settlement thinking that the region would bring much promise and glory to their lives they had left back in the United Kingdom. Contrastingly, they received the complete opposite of what they intended, where only a mass amount of tragedies occurred amongst their population. The predominant reason why many settlers died in Jamestown was due to the constant confrontations amongst the settlers and neighboring Native-American tribes. According to Document E: Chronology of English Mortality in Virginia, 1607-1610, it shows that the over the course of three years from 1607-1610, approximately 227 settlers, out of the 524 who immigrated to Jamestown, died from Native-American attacks or the effects that the Native-American attacks initiated. Out of the 527 settlers in Jamestown, the document demonstrates that nearly fifty percent had been killed due to Native-American confrontation and attacks, which is far greater than the percentage of deaths due to environmental disasters or diseases.