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Ethan alee and the green mountain boys

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    • 1. Ethan Allen and theGreen Mountain Boys By: Michael Sasaki Group 1
    • 2. Ethan Allen: ChildhoodBorn January 21, 1738 in ConnecticutThe first born of seven kidsGrew up in Cornwall on a farmWas curious and interested in learningHis goal was to go to Yale College Colonial Farm Yale
    • 3. Ethan Allen: EarlyAdulthood when he was 19Volunteered for militia service Married Mary Brownson Farmed and part owned an iron furnace Had five kids Mary died in 1783 Iron Furnace Met Thomas Young, a doctor, who taught him a great deal about philosophy and political theory Was on the wrong side of the justice system Thomas Young
    • 4. Ethan Allen and the Green Mountain BoysGreen Mountain Boys: a local militia with companies in each of thesurrounding townsAllen was elected the Colonel Commandment, “the leader”Allen explored the New Hampshire Grants and started buying wildlandsThe Green Mountain Boys were rebels and fighting with the NewYork GovernmentAllen’s relatives formed the Onion River Company
    • 5. Green Mountain Boys The Green Mountain Boys Flag
    • 6. Early RevolutionaryThe Green Mountain Boys captured FortTiconderogaTried to take Fort St. John, but were unsuccessfulAllen stepped down from the position of ColonelCommandmentAllen was captured by the British in The AmericanInvasion of QuebecHe was imprisoned for about two years on Britishships and was eventually released
    • 7. Return HomeVermont Republic declared it’s independence in 1777Allen spent the next several years involved inVermont’s military and political matters
    • 8. Later Years Reason, aHe published accounts of his exploits andbook that attacked Christianity and the BibleThe book failed miserablyAllen had a second marriage, and married FrancesMontresorEthan Allen died on February 11, 1789 from bleedinginside of his brain
    • 9. Special Thanks To... http://wikipedia.com http://ushistory.org Google