George S. Patton World War ll General, Military innovator November/December 2016 AR Biography Activity

" Although he was an advocate of mechanized unit, he showed that he valued his soldiers more highly than machine." (PG 33)

Based on the context clues, the word "mechanized" means a military force with modern weapons and vehicles.

"He craved excitement. He yearned for adventure on the battlefield." (PG 7)

Based on the context clues the meaning of "excitement" is to be very happy or wanting of something.

"Learning etiquette certainly came in handy in 1902, when George met Beatrice Ayer during a family vacation. (PG 19)

Based on the context clues the meaning of "etiquette"is to have correct manners.

" Patton's feeling of superiority in academics did not last long because his struggles that haunted him for years had returned." (PG 26")

Based on the context clues the meaning of "superiority" is to be better a something than others.

" A young man with tremendous pride allowed him to be a great soldier."(PG 26)

Based on the context clues the meaning of "tremendous" is a great amount.

"No looming conflict offered him the opportunity to live out his dream to be a war hero."(PG 32)

Based on the context clues the "opportunity" means to have a option to do something.

"Patton was experienced some difficulties when a number of his men came under heavy enemy fire."(PG 46)

Based on the context clues the word "experienced" means to come in contact or to endure.

" The Great Depression had a major effect on Patton but he still tried to fulfill the excitement of battle.(PG 58)

Based on the context clues the word "depression" means to be down or sad.

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