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Who are the hessians

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ambien30 | eNotes Newbie

Posted March 14, 2013 at 12:23 AM via web

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Who are the hessians

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chrisberg | College Teacher | (Level 1) Adjunct Educator

Posted March 14, 2013 at 8:45 PM (Answer #1)

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The "Hessians" I know of are people from Hesse-Cassel or from Hesse Hanau, principalities (governed by a prince) in Germany.  In historical terms, the men were excellent mercenary soldiers for hire.

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