1. First Sam comes home from New Haven his college during dinner wearing a nice uniform. He was proud and said that the Minutemen beat the Lobsterbacks. After he said the story his dad got mad because Sam said its better to be free than alive.
2. After he told the story his dad got mad and said i won't have treason in my house because Sam said that there ready to go into war.Then they kept on arguing about how people will die if they do but Sam says its better to be free then alive.
3. After the argument, Tim which is Sams brother asks if Sam could help him out at the barn. But Sam said I will, but Tim knew he was just lying. But later he came outside and Tim said why are you here? and Sam said that Mom told me to help you. Then while Tom and Sam were talking Sam said that he had to wear his uniform because he was fighting the Lobsterbacks tommorow. Tim was surprised but Sam wasn't done he also said that he was planning on taking the Brown Bess which is a gun that many people have. The Brown Bess was our fathers gun that he uses to hunt and protect us so the Brown Bess was a great deal.
4. Then they went to bed, but when he woke up he heard a argument between dad and Sam. "You are not having gun" father shouted
"I am not letting you have the gun!"
"But dad now i'm a American and i'm going to fight!"