Chapter 5 people
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Prime Minister George Grenville
British prime minister who tries to stop the colonists from smuggling by supporting the Sugar Act and writs of assistance.
fierce patriot who helps start the Son's of Liberty to protest British policies like the Stamp Act
A patriot who uses his artistic skills to make propaganda about the Boston Massacre.
King George III
British king who realizes that he must make the colonists obey and he rejects the Olive Branch Petition.
William Dawes and Paul Revere
These two take a midnight ride to warn the colonist in Lexington and Concord that the "British are coming".
chosen by the Second Continental Congress to lead the Continental Army to defend the colonies against the British
writer who argues we should be independent from Britain in his pamphlet "Common Sense"
the primary writer of the Declaration of Independence
he defended the British soldiers in the Boston Massacre. He also nominated George Washington to lead the American armed forces, the Continental Army. He helped write the Declaration of Independence.
he helped write the Declaration of Independence.
English philosopher and Enlightenment thinker whose ideas about peoples natural rights influenced Thomas Jefferson's writing of the Declaration of Independence.