proposed a national language to unify the country
Wrote Common Sense
American painter of historical scenes (1756-1843)
agitator of the Revolution; organizer of the Boston Tea Party
The British general who was in command of Boston and went after the stockpiled weapons at Concord.
The Prime Minister of England during the French and Indian War. He increased the British troops and military supplies in the colonies, and this is why England won the war.
funded the American Revolution; the first to suggest the idea of a National Bank, the idea Hamilton borrowed later.
He had led troops (rather unsuccessfully) during the French and Indian War, and had surrendered Fort Necessity to the French. He was appointed commander-in-chief of the Continental Army, and was much more successful in this second command.
Influential Ottawa chief who led indian resistance to the British after France's defeat in the seven years war.
Outspoken member of House of Burgesses; inspired colonial patriotism with "Give me liberty or give me death" speech
A Massachusetts attorney and politician who was a strong believer in colonial independence. He argued against the Stamp Act and was involved in various patriot groups. As a delegate from Massachusetts, he urged the Second Continental Congress to declare independence. He helped draft and pass the Declaration of Independence. Adams later served as the second President of the United States.