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Bui 1Name: Ly BuiDate: 10/09/2020History 2010Midterm Essay AssignmentJohnny Tremain and the American RevolutionThe American Revolution (also called the Revolutionary War) is an important historicalevent of America, an uprising of thirteen of the Great Britain colonies to obtain theirindependence from the colonial government, the British crown. It was a war that took place forover a decade of growing the hostility between the British crown and the big influential part ofthe northern colonies caused by Britain’s attempt to declare ultimate control over the colonialmatters. The armed confliction in Lexington and Concord in April 1775 is a milestone thatmarked the beginning of this revolution. Using this skirmishes’ context, Johnny Tremain is aninteresting film based on a historically fictional book by Esther Forbes. To some degree, JohnnyTremain truly reflects the American Revolution’s realities, especially the rigors of war on youngpeople, the broad influence of the revolution on American society, and Americans’ spirit ofsolidarity. Firstly, the rigors of war on young Americans are among the most striking aspects of theAmerican Revolution’s realities. According to the movies, Johnny Tremain and Priscilla Laphamare fourteen-year-old; and Rab Silsbee is sixteen. Their images represent three normal teenagers

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