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Evolution of the US Marine Corps

Tarikh Pigott February 12, 2016 US History 1 Mr. Ballard

Evolution of the US Marine Corps
Thesis: The evolution of the US Marine Corps has helped America become the strongest military in the world. 1. Introduction a. Thesis statement II. When the corps started a. Why they started
b. What made them known for
i. Tactics ii. Strategy iii. Origin III. Advancements throughout history a. Advancements from the past compared to now i. Weapons b. Evolution of the soldier i. Controversy in between navy and marines IV. Specialties a. What they do in present day i. Commander ii. Advancements b. Fun facts V. Conclusion a. Thesis Statement
To begin with, the Marine Corps has greatly affected America in the past century. They’ve greatly contributed to the history of America staring in 1775. The United States Marine Corps traces its institutional roots to the Continental Marines of the American Revolutionary War, formed by Captain Samuel Nicholas by a resolution of the Second Continental Congress on November 10, 1775 (Marines.com). The Marines play a big role in the Revolutionary War because they were better trained and better experienced for example. The first Marine landing on a hostile shore happened when a force of Marines with Captain Samuel Nicholas took over New Province Island in the Bahamas from the British in March 1776 (History.com). Sadly, shortly after declaring independence the Marines were disbanded but only temporarily because two months later, on July 11, President John Adams signed a bill that said the U.S. Marine Corps as a permanent military force under the Navy that would be later taken…...

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