Key People of the American Revolution

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King George III

I was the British king during the American Revolution.

Lord Cornwallis

I was the British general who surrendered at Yorktown.

John Adams

I championed the cause of independence.

George Washington

I was the Commander of the Continental Army.

Thomas Jefferson

I was the major author of the Declaration of Independence.

Patrick Henry

I was an outspoken member of the House of Burgesses who inspired colonial patriotism with my "give me liberty or give me death," speech.

Benjamin Franklin

I helped frame the Declaration of Independence. I also helped gain French support for American independence.

Phillis Wheatley

I was a slave who wrote poems and plays supporting American Independence.

Paul Revere

I made a daring ride warning colonists of British arrival.

Championed

to fight for a cause

Prominent

important, well-known

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