This famous man who played a major role
as a British commander in the early days of the War of Independence.
Do you know who Thomas Gage was? Thomas gage
was a well-known person from the American Revolution. I’m going to answer
questions about this important person who was in the American Revolution War.
Thomas Gage was born on the on 10 March 1718/19. He was born at
St James, Middlesex, England. His parent’s names were Thomas Gage, 1st Viscount
Gage and Benedicta Maria Teresa Hall.
makes Thomas Gage a special or interesting? Thomas Gage was special or
interesting because he was a famous as a British General serving in North
America in the early days of the American Revolution. What kind of effect did
he or she have on the world? Other people? In 1774, he was given the unenviable job
of implementing the Boston Port Act, one of the pushing laws against
Massachusetts following the Boston Tea Party which erupted on December 16, 1773.
What are the adjectives you would most use
to describe the person? I would describe Thomas as a helpful, and fearful person.
What examples from their life illustrate those qualities?
his graduation, he joined the British Army in 1741, that consist of him
battling and for that he was being helpful to his country. In 1754 he was
posted to North America where he took part in the disastrous expedition led by
General Braddock which makes him fearful dealing with war. What events shapes
or changed this person’s life? In 1758 Thomas Gage became a colonel. (colonel
means an army officer of high rank,).
Did he or she overcome obstacles? Take
risks? Get lucky? In
1774 he was given the unenviable job of implementing the Boston Port Act, one of
the pushing laws against Massachusetts following the Boston Tea Party which
erupted on December 16, 1773.Thomas Gage was appointed governor of
Massachusetts in 1774. He took a risk of helping with the Boston port act,
which could have probably consisted of violence and massive destruction at the
time. Would the world be better or worse if this person had not lived? The
world would probably be different because he was helping with the Boston port
and he did help to take the Boston port act would still be going on. What was their
role in winning or losing the battle? Thomas was to help lead the British into
battle against the Americans. Thomas gage famous man who played a major role as
a British commander in the early days of the War of Independence.
conclusion, Thomas gage was an important person in history because he
implemented the Boston port act, he appointed as lieutenant general, and Thomas
gage became a colonel to fight for his country and to become general and to become
a general, and governor of England.