Chapter 1:


1)    Why do you think Sam has a different opinion about the revolution than his father does?
2)    What was the significance of what happened between the Minutemen and the Lobsterbacks at Lexington and

3)    Why does the author spend so much of the chapter showing the reader what Tim thinks about Sam's clothes, manner
        of speaking, and accomplishments?
4)     What makes the "Brown Bess" so important to Sam?  What makes the "Brown Bess" important to Father?
5)      Why is Sam's father crying?

Home Page:   

 Files to Download:



Additional Resources:

  1. What Made the Colonists So Angry at the British?
  2. 1775-1776 Conflict and Revolution in the Colonies
  3. The American Revolution - Causes, Battles, & People