1776 (musical)/Tear Jerker

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  • "Mama, Look Sharp"

Them soldiers, they fired. Oh ma, did we run
But then we turned round and the battle begun
Then I went under, oh ma, am I done?
Hey, hey, momma look sharp

  • Adams' realization that he'll have to allow slavery in America to avoid a civil war. And in real life, he actually did predict that one was inevitable within a hundred years, which wasn't included in the play because people wouldn't believe it.