Ideas help start a revolution 4.2
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He was the royal governor of New Jersey. Ben Franklin's son. He was very loyal to the king. Had an English wife.
second continental congress
They organized the continental Army, called on the colonies to send troops, selected George Washington to lead the army, and appointed the comittee to draft the Declaration of Independence
The official army of the colonies, created by second continental congress and led by George Washington
Battle of Bunker Hill
First major battle of the Revolution.niether side showed they wouldnt be easy to defeat. Ultimately, the Americans were forced to withdraw after running out of ammunition, and Bunker Hill was in British hands. However, the British suffered more deaths.
olive branch petition
final peace offer sent by the Second Continental Congress to King George III, but he denies it.
50-page pamphlet, where Thomas Paine attacks King George III. said revolt started with Lexington and concord
Revolutionary leader who wrote the pamphlet Common Sense (1776) arguing for American independence from Britain. In England he published The Rights of Man
Richard Henry Lee
leader of the American Revolution who proposed the resolution calling for independence of the American colonies. stated, "These United colonies are, and of right ought to be, free and independent states."
He was a delegate from Virginia at the Second Continental Congress and wrote the Declaration of Independence. He later served as the third President of the United States.
Declaration of Independence
the document recording the proclamation of the second Continental Congress (4 July 1776) asserting the independence of the colonies from Great Britain
"Life, Liberty and Pusuit of Happiness"
Jefferson describes the "natural rights" as this....
the supporters of independence
American colonists who remained loyal to Britain and opposed the war for independence
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