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Youth Stories needed
« on: May 13, 2022, 06:59:50 AM »
Are there collections of youth stories similar to the DOM found here: https://appleseedinfo.org/tips/dom.php

I've got a group of youth at a shoot this weekend that I'd like to add engaging stories to.

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Re: Youth Stories needed
« Reply #1 on: May 13, 2022, 01:00:39 PM »
You'll need to look these up and put together short DOM style stories about them.
Luther Blanchard (19, Capt Davis' fifer who led the column down to the north bridge)
Sybil Ludington (16, the female Paul Revere)
Emily Geiger (16, messenger)
Austin Dabney (14, soldier)
Peter Francisco (16, soldier)
Joseph Plumb Martin (15, soldier)
Andrew Jackson (13, messenger/prisoner, yes the future president)
Deborah Sampson (16, aka Robert Shirtliff)
James Armistead (15, spy)
Peter Salem (16, reputed to have ended the life of Major Pitcairn at the Battle of Bunker Hill)
Marquis de Lafayette (18, future general)
James Monroe (18, future president)
Charles Pinckney (18, signer of the Constitution)
Henry Lee III (20, soldier)
Thomas Young (12, soldier)
Peggy Shippen (16, spy)
John Marshall (20, future supreme court justice)
John Trumbull (19, of the famous paintings hanging in the capitol)
John Greenwood (15, soldier)
Betty Zane (17, Fort Henry)

Obviously not all at the same time but those are in my back pocket to pull out should I feel that it would be a refreshing change for others to learn about these folks who would've otherwise been lost to history.

If I have women/girls in the group, favorite stories of mine are Deborah Sampson, Sybil Luddington, Molly Pitcher, Betty Zane, Margaret Corbin, Nancy Hart, etc.
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Re: Youth Stories needed
« Reply #2 on: May 13, 2022, 01:05:09 PM »
Thank you for the list.

I didn't know if there was some existing DOM style stories that I could use as a launching point for further research.

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Re: Youth Stories needed
« Reply #3 on: May 13, 2022, 01:17:25 PM »
Thank you for the list.

I didn't know if there was some existing DOM style stories that I could use as a launching point for further research.

You can find the girls' stories GT mentioned here: https://appleseedinfo.org/smf/index.php?topic=60070.0
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Re: Youth Stories needed
« Reply #4 on: May 13, 2022, 01:33:10 PM »
That girl's list is great.  You've done fantastic work curating it.  I'll learn a couple of them.

Is there something similar for Blanchard or Diamond?


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Re: Youth Stories needed
« Reply #5 on: May 13, 2022, 04:53:41 PM »
GTE -- thanks for the awesome list!
ACCEPT YOUR WOBBLE!

It's not about perfection -- it's about progress!!

I LOVE this stuff!

"Perhaps you and I have lived with this miracle too long to be properly appreciative. Freedom is a fragile thing and is never more than one generation away from extinction. It is not ours by inheritance; it must be fought for and defended constantly by each generation, for it comes only once to a people. Those who have known freedom and then lost it have never known it again."  Ronald Reagan

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Re: Youth Stories needed
« Reply #6 on: May 13, 2022, 05:01:07 PM »
GTE -- thanks for the awesome list!
ACCEPT YOUR WOBBLE!

It's not about perfection -- it's about progress!!

I LOVE this stuff!

"Perhaps you and I have lived with this miracle too long to be properly appreciative. Freedom is a fragile thing and is never more than one generation away from extinction. It is not ours by inheritance; it must be fought for and defended constantly by each generation, for it comes only once to a people. Those who have known freedom and then lost it have never known it again."  Ronald Reagan

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Re: Youth Stories needed
« Reply #7 on: May 13, 2022, 09:20:59 PM »
That girl's list is great.  You've done fantastic work curating it.  I'll learn a couple of them.

Is there something similar for Blanchard or Diamond?

When MaxOrd announced the design of the new youth patch, he told a bit about William Diamond

https://appleseedinfo.org/smf/index.php?topic=62181.0

Luther Blanchard is another matter. Not much there.  https://revive1775.com/luther-blanchard/
"An armed society is a polite society. Manners are good when one may have to back up his acts with his life." - Robert A. Heinlein

"A generation which ignores history has no past, and no future." - Lazarus Long

"I will accept the rules that you feel are necessary for YOUR freedom. I am free, no matter what rules surround me. If I find them tolerable, I tolerate them; if I find them too obnoxious, I break them. I am free because I know that I alone am morally responsible for everything I do." - Robert A. Heinlein

"What we do now echoes in eternity." Marcus Aurelius

"I can kill you with my brain." - River Tam

Waco 1-17       Waco 1-19
El Paso 7-19       Alamogordo 5-20
Albuquerque 7-21       Houston 8-21 (SBC)
Colorado Springs  2-22 (SBC)