Was an early style musket, which needed to bemanually ignited.
An infantryman would carry a slow burning wick with them
thatthey could lower into the hole to ignite the gunpowder.
gunlock in which a flint fixed in the hammer produces a spark
Massachusetts towns and the location of British Army searches
for arms on April 19, 1775. Confrontations between militia and
British regulars there constituted the first military clashes of the
American Revolutionary War.
Lexington & Concord
Cosimo de Medici
Head of Medici bank
Humble citizen, really wants to help Florence
o Offers personal loan to help Florence million Florin
Runs things from behind the scenes
Exiled by oligarchic republic
Returns from exile, then exiles all of his enemies
the first attempt at a constitution and the creation of a
government by the 13 American colonies; agreed to by the
Congress in 1777 but not ratified by individual states until 1781.
Articles of Confederation
the central government created by the Articles
a projection on trace italienne fortresses that enabled defenders
to fire into the flanks of approaching soldiers
the type of fire directed against attacking soldiers, specifically
when using a bastion that allows defenders to fire down the
story from the PM about the boy who was raised by monks then later decided to be a
soldier and a king.
Lorenzo da Medici
he was only 20yrs old when he took over for Cosimo
He was a patron of all the arts
He gets m
16891697), the North American theater of a larger war in
Europe, War of the League of Augsburg, between France and
King Williams War
(17021713), the North American theater of a larger war in
Europe, Queen Annes War, between France, Spain, and
a moderate form of Reconstruction from 1865 to 1867,
supported by President Abraham Lincoln and his successor,
Andrew Johnson; concerned with speedily restoring the Union.
1867 laws passed during Radical Reconstruction that all
(17861866), an American army general known for his effective
military instruction and ability; led troops during the Wars of
reduced the U.S. Army from 12,000 personnel, mostly enlisted
men, down to 6,000 and established the
muzzleloaded infantry firearm that predominated from the
sixteenth to the nineteenth century until the advent of the rifled
barrel. The ball projectile, along with the smooth bore, lessened
accuracy and limited range.
infantry firearm th