1st President of the United States, commander of continential army
British prime minister who decided the colonists should help with the taxes
king george III
king of England during the Revolutionary War, unfair stoopid
highly respected scientist, one of the wealthiest men in Pennsylvania. helped found UPENN, served as agent in london, and Pennsylvania, became convinced the colonies needed to revolt. served as ambassador to france during the war, helped write the declaration of independence, constitution, and helped negotiate the peace treaty ending the revolution
Founder of the Sons of Liberty and one of the most vocal patriots for independence; signed the Declaration of Independence
Lawyer who defended British soldiers in the Boston Massacre trial. He believed in "innocent until proven guilty." In spite of these actions, he supported colonial independence.
She stitched together the first official American flag
heroine of the American Revolution who carried water to soldiers and took over her husband's gun when he was wounded, real name was Mary Ludwig Hays
a soldier of the American Revolution whose troops helped capture Fort Ticonderoga from the British
Fort Knox;chief of artillery for the Continental Army during the American Revolution; the nation's first Secretary of War
RI quaker, important general and used hit and run strategies
the swamp fox who used guerilla tactics against the British
most courageous southern general for Washington
Defeated General Burgoyne at the Battle of Saratoga, after driving back St. Leger's force to Oriskany.
Successful American general during the Revolution who turned traitor in 1780 and joined the British cause.
wrote "common sense"
Patriot who fought at the Battle of Bunker Hill and at the Battle of Saratoga.
A free black man who was the first person killed in the Revolution at the Boston Massacre.
"Give Me Liberty or Give Me Death" from VA
British general in the American Revolution who captured Fort Ticonderoga but lost the battle of Saratoga in 1777 (1722-1792)
Orders Americans off the green in Lexington
"Disperse ye Rebels!"
british general who surrendered at Yorktown
Commander-in-Chief of the British army in America at the beginning of the Revolutionary War.
john paul jones
American naval commander in the American Revolution (1747-1792) said " I have not yet begun to fight."
marquis de lafayette
French soldier who served under George Washington in the American Revolution (1757-1834)
baron von steuben
Prussian soldier who helped train American forces at Valley Forge in the American Revolutionary War.
Virginian, architect, author, governor, and president. Lived at Monticello. Wrote the Declaration of Independence. Second governor of Virgina. Third president of the United States. Designed the buildings of the University of Virginia.
first chief justice of supreme court
President of the Continental Congress; first to sign the declaration
British Prime Minister. Influenced Parliament to pass the Townshend Acts.
Ralph waldo emerson
American essayist, philosopher, poet, and leader of the Transcendentalist movement. Wrote "self reliance", which was very popular.
marquis de montcalm
He was a French general who helped the British win the Battle of Quebec. He died their.
British army officer, commander of the British expedition that took Québec, 13 Sept 1759).