ALLEN, ETHAN

   one of the early champions of American independence, taken prisoner in a raid into Canada; wrote a defence of deism and rational belief (1738-1789).

The Nuttall Encyclopaedia. . 1907.

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  • Allen, Ethan — (1737 1789)    Index=: Dr Seizes Ticonderoga and Crown Point, 83; marches against Montreal, 98; captured with part of his force, 99; put into irons, 100; proposes separate arrangements between Vermont and Canada, 244, 245. Hd His intrigues in… …   The makers of Canada

  • Allen,Ethan — Al·len (ălʹən), Ethan. 1738 1789. American Revolutionary soldier whose troops, the Green Mountain Boys, helped capture Fort Ticonderoga from the British (1775). * * * …   Universalium

  • Allen, Ethan — born Jan. 21, 1738, Litchfield, Conn. died Feb. 12, 1789, Burlington, Vt., U.S. American soldier and frontiersman. After fighting in the French and Indian War (1754–63), he settled in what is now Vermont. At the outbreak of the American… …   Universalium

  • Allen, Ethan — (21 ene. 1738, Litchfield, Conn., EE.UU.–12 feb. 1789, Burlington, Vt., EE.UU.). Soldado y explorador fronterizo estadounidense. Luego de combatir en la guerra francesa e india (1754–63), se estableció en lo que es hoy Vermont. Al estallar la… …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • Ethan Allen — Saltar a navegación, búsqueda Ethan Allen …   Wikipedia Español

  • Allen — allén (ant.) adv. Allende. * * * allén. adv. l. p. us. allende (ǁ de la parte de allá). * * * Allen, Woody * * * (as used in expressions) Allen, Ethan Allen, Richa …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • Ethan Allen (baseball) — Infobox MLB retired name=Ethan Allen position=Outfielder bgcolor1=black bgcolor2=#c6011f textcolor1=white textcolor2=white bats=Right throws=Right birthdate=January 1, 1904 city state|Cincinnati|Ohio deathdate=death date and… …   Wikipedia

  • Allen — /al euhn/, n. 1. (Charles) Grant (Blairfindie) /blair fin dee/, ( Cecil Power, J. Arbuthnot Wilson ), 1848 99, British philosophical writer and novelist. 2. Ethan, 1738 89, American soldier in the Revolutionary War: leader of the Green Mountain… …   Universalium

  • Ethan — (or Eitan or Eytan in Hebrew) is a male given name meaning strong, firm and safe.Television and film*Ethan Coen, film director and screenwriter, who often works with his brother Joel Coen *Ethan Embry, an American actor in Can t Hardly Wait ; as… …   Wikipedia

  • Ethan Allen (disambiguation) — Ethan Allen (1738–1789) was an early American and Vermont revolutionary.;Other people so named: * Ethan Allen (armsmaker) (1806–1871), American gunsmith * Ethan Allen (baseball) (1904–1993), player and coach;Named for the Vermont revolutionary: * …   Wikipedia

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