Chapter 2 Against All Odds

Write a summary of chapter 2. Include all of the important details about Moses, George. Lawrence, and his mother Mary Ball Washington? Write at least 5 sentences.

17 responses

  1. Isaac

    In chapter 2 George and Moses are friends. His father owns Moses family. Moses is a slave but George plays with him like friend. His brother
    named Lawrence is in the nary.He went to school in Britain and France. .George is the little brother and wants to be just like his brother. Hiis father daed when George was 11 years old.When his father died he had to become master of the slaves, this meant he could no longer be Moses friend.

    January 28, 2010 at 12:02 pm

  2. Courtland

    The chapter began whit moses the slave and george playing
    together as children.moses was playing with George when George hit 11 years old his father died.right after his father died moses was now treated by George like a slave.

    When George hi 14 he try to gone the navy.His mother Mary Ball Washington a rather mean lady did not let him. But after this george knew he wanted to leave home

    January 28, 2010 at 12:06 pm

  3. Isaac

    In chapter 2 george and moses are friends. His father has moses family.His brother
    name Lawrence is in the nary.He went to school in frach.George is the litte brother.his father daed when george was 11 years old.When his father daed moses was slave george was not a slave. moses is slave.George wated to go to the navy.

    January 28, 2010 at 12:07 pm

  4. Jabari

    Moses was Geogre washinton’s slave. They were friends and they did friend stuff together. Then Georges father died and now they were not friends anymore. Now George acted bossy and made Moses do his work. Moses did not like it.
    When he was 14 he wanted to go to the nabe to be like his older brother Lawrence. George mother Mary Ball Washington did not want him to go, she said no. You have to be 21 you have to stay on the farm and help me.

    January 28, 2010 at 12:11 pm

  5. malik

    This chapter began with moses the slave and george playing
    together as children. When george was 11 years old george dad died when george told moses that now you will be my slave then moses was doing everything for george.
    George wanted to be like his brother his brother was 14 years older then him then his brother lawrence said to george that u should come to the british army and george said yes. George went to go tell his mom ball washington that he wants to go to the
    british army ball washington said no she said u have to be 21 years old and then george tried to go to the BRittiush

    January 28, 2010 at 12:12 pm

  6. Raymond

    This chapter began George and Moses was playing as friends.
    But they stop being friends when George’s father died when George eleven.
    George and Moses friendship separate’s.
    George wanted to join the navy ate 14.
    George wanted to be like Lawrence.
    George Mom Mary Ball Washington said no. He had to help her with the farm.

    January 28, 2010 at 12:15 pm

  7. donnell

    The story began with george and moses the slave fishing at the lake. When Lawrence came back from the military with a suite then george said “” I want to wear a suite just like my older brother Lawrence”. When george was 11 years old his father died. Thats when george and Moses’s friendship changed. When george’s farther died Mary Ball Washington took charge. Now George who wanted to be just like Lawrence by being in the miliatary wanted to join the Navy. George’s mom said you are not going into MIlitary!!!! And George’s mom won that war. George still wanted to go anyway

    January 28, 2010 at 12:18 pm

  8. Tyler

    This starts when George and Moses are kids and they were friends. But they stop being friends after George’s father died when he was eleven/11 . Moses became George’s slave. He had to do whatever George said. George’s brother Lawrence went to northern Virginia to try to get George in the British navy. When George was fourteen he wanted to go to the Navy but his mean Mother Mary Ball Washington wouldn’t let him go. They argued, but George’s mother won. That did not stop George; talk about “persistent”.

    January 28, 2010 at 12:19 pm

  9. Alberto

    This chapter is about George Washington when he was a litter boy he meet a boy name Moses Moses was a slave when George herd that his dad died George became like his father so now George is make Moses like miserable by treating him like a slave.
    When George was 14 he tried to go the navy his mother said no you won’t unpack your bags you are staying to help with the farm

    January 28, 2010 at 12:20 pm

  10. Derick

    In chapter 2 when George was 11 his father passed away. George and Moses were friends
    moses was taking George fishing. When George father passed away he was treating moses like a slave. When George met his brother Lawrence who is 14 years older than George he wanted to join the military too. George told his mother mary ball washington she told him no. So his mother refused to let him go at all so he did not go until he was 21.

    January 28, 2010 at 12:22 pm

  11. robert

    first george was friends with moses. second, after that his dad died he wanted to take over the slavery. next moses was acting like he liked getting the horse ready and other stuff like that. near the ending he wanted to be a soldier. ending he didn’t win because mary ball washington came in and backed him down.

    January 28, 2010 at 12:23 pm

  12. In Chapter 2 of Against All Odds, Moses shows a flashback of when he and George Washington were friends fishing. But a few years later, they changed and George was now Massa George and Moses was his slave. Later George wanted to be a solider because his father Lawrence was one. But his tough mother Mary Ball disagreed.

    February 1, 2010 at 12:02 pm

  13. Zion wade

    What i first knew about chapter two is that george and moses were friends. After his father died, he wanted to take over the slavery. When he met his mother, mary ball washington, george told his mother that he was joining the military. His mother told him not to. He never went to the military until he was 21.

    February 1, 2010 at 12:08 pm

  14. Jared

    George and Moses were best Friends. A very sad thing happened his father died. Now George had to treat Moses like a slave.
    Lawrence was in the Military, George wanted to join the Navy but his mother “Never will die there,
    you have to stay home on the farm.

    February 1, 2010 at 12:13 pm

  15. Billy

    In Chapter two George’s Father died and Moses and George relationship changes. The relationship went from being friends to that of Master and slave. Lawrence George’s older brother arranged for George to join the navy. George’s mother stopped him.
    George looked up to Lawrence like a second father.

    February 1, 2010 at 12:15 pm

  16. tony

    george and moses are best friends. george farther had slaves. moses calls george massa. georges farther died had to be the master he could no longer be friends with moses. he was an honest man. he wanted to make a name for him self.

    February 1, 2010 at 12:16 pm

  17. Andrew

    George’s father died and george was no the master of his fathers slaves. Their was a slave name Moses that George was friends with. Now he didn’t treat moses like a friend but like a slave.
    George’s brother was a soldier he was 14 years older. George looked up to him. He wanted to join the Navy. His mother Mary Ball Washington stopped him from going

    February 1, 2010 at 12:18 pm

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