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By Shannon Zemlicka

THIS version is meant to be used IN faculties AND LIBRARIES basically. Recounts the lifetime of progressive warfare hero Nathan Hale, whose determination to develop into a undercover agent for basic George Washington fee him his lifestyles.

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He left behind his captain’s uniform and his gun. He wore only the plain clothes of a common teacher. 36 Dressed in his disguise, he prowled the British camps. Nathan remembered General Washington’s instructions. Where were the British soldiers? How many were there? Nathan counted men and drew maps. To hide his papers, he put them in his shoes. 37 After about nine days, Nathan had learned all he could. He started back toward the patriots’ camp. No one knows for sure exactly what happened next. 38 Somehow, Nathan was captured and made a prisoner of the British.

And could he have a Bible to read? 42 The jailer said no. A spy deserved nothing but the hangman’s rope. Nathan was allowed to write to his brother and to Colonel Knowlton. But the jailer destroyed the letters later. 43 At last, Nathan was brought outside. He knew that his life was about to end. But he was calm. There was just one thing that he was sorry about, he said. ” After Nathan spoke, British soldiers put a rope around his neck and hanged him. The life of Nathan Hale, patriot, soldier, and spy, had ended.

And he was willing to give up his own life. Nathan didn’t live to see his dream of American free­ dom come true. The Revolutionary War continued for seven more long years. By the war’s end, the colonies had won the freedom to become states and form their own nation. The United States of America came into being thanks to the courage of people like Nathan Hale, a true American hero. 47 Important Dates 1755—Nathan Hale is born in Coventry, Connecticut, on June 6.

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