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1 People of the American Revolution
2 Samuel Adams 1722 – 1803 Boston Patriot Organized Sons of Liberty – led protests against Stamp Act of 1765
3 Benjamin Franklin 1706 – 1790 Philadelphia Diplomat, inventor, publisherinventor 1 st public library, 1 st newspaper Helped write Declaration of Independence
4 King George III 1738 - 1820 King of England Taxed British colonies in America to help pay for cost of French and Indian War and defending the colonies
5 Thomas Jefferson 1743 – 1826 Virginia House of Burgesses age 26 Continental Congress 1775 Author of Declaration of Independence 1776Declaration of Independence
6 Marquis de Lafayette 1757 – 1834 French soldier Joined Washington’s staff at Valley Forge at age 19 Became a general in Continental Army
7 Thomas Paine 1737 – 1809 Moved from England to Philadelphia in 1774 Leading Patriot in fight against England Common Sense 1776
8 George Washington 1732 – 1799 Mt. Vernon, Virginia Fought alongside British in French and Indian War 1754-1763 Led Continental Army during Revolutionary War against British 1775-1781
9 Patrick Henry 1736 – 1799 Virginia patriot and lawyer Supported American independence from England “Give me liberty or give me death!”
10 Benedict Arnold 1741 – 1801 General during the Revolutionary War Led soldiers to victory at Battle of Saratoga Turned traitor and joined the British in 1780
11 Paul Revere 1735 – 1818 Boston silversmith Patriot who rode from Boston to Lexington on April 19, 1775 warning people that the British were coming (Midnight Ride)
12 Nathan Hale 1755 – 1776 Patriot hanged as a spy by the British in 1776 during the American Revolution “I only regret that I have but one life to lose for my country!”
13 Committees of Correspondence Started by Sam Adams Groups of colonists formed in 1772 to spread news quickly about protests against the British “Express Riders” Colonial gossip lines
14 Crispus Attucks 1723? – 1770 African American patriot Former slave Killed in Boston Massacre on March 5, 1770
15 John Paul Jones 1747 – 1792 Patriot naval leader Commanded American ship Bonhomme Richard Defeated British ship Serapis in 1779 “I have not yet begun to fight!”
16 Lord Charles Cornwallis 1738 – 1805 Commanding general of the British forces during Revolutionary War Defeated by the Americans at Yorktown in 1781
17 John Hancock 1737 – 1793 Patriot leader President of the Second Continental Congress First person to sign the Declaration of IndependenceDeclaration of Independence
18 Deborah Sampson 1760 – 1827 Patriot Disguised herself as a man to fight in the Revolutionary War Known as the Secret Soldier
19 Mary Ludwig Hayes 1744 – 1832 Patriot known for her bravery on the battlefield during the Revolutionary War Nicknamed “Molly Pitcher”
James Armistead An African American slave Spied on British troop movements and reported it to the Americans 20
Haym Soloman A Jewish Merchant Made loans to help finance the new government. 21
French and Indian War 1750’s British and French claim the Ohio River Valley Albany Plan of Union War breaks out in 1754 Spreads to Europe by 1756 British.
ABIGAIL ADAMS- Wife of John Adams, member of the Continental Congress, said “Remember the Ladies…or we’ll be having a revolution of our own…” JOHN ADAMS-
Key People & Events USI 6a-d American Revolution.
People of the American Revolution. Samuel Adams : Patriot Founder of the Sons of Liberty Founder of the Sons of Liberty Began Committees of Correspondence.
To withdraw or cancel. Repeal. Patriot and president of the Continental Congress from John Hancock.
American Revolution Important People © Erin Kathryn 2014.
Essential Questions: 1. Who were some of the key individuals in the Revolutionary War? 2. What role did key individuals play in the Revolutionary War?
ABIGAIL ADAMS Wife of John Adams Reminder her husband to “Remember the Ladies” when making new laws because women don’t want to follow laws they have no.
Important Information from the American Revolution
People of the American Revolution
People of the Revolution. King George III British king during the Revolutionary era.
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Biographies AMERICAN REVOLUTION
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People of the Revolution. Benjamin Franklin Prominent member of the Continental Congress helped frame the Declaration of independence helped gain French.
American Revolution People You Need to Know. Wentworth Cheswell An African-American patriot that made an all- night ride through the Boston countryside.
IMPORTANT PEOPLE OF THE REVOLUTION
SIGNIFICANT PEOPLE OF THE AMERICAN REVOLUTION. ABIGAIL ADAMS Married to John Adams Considered one of the first American feminists Letters between herself.
George Washington Commissioned by the 2nd Continental Congress to be the commanding general of the Continental Army during the American Revolution. He.
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