political leader of Great Britain
"Give me liberty, or give me death!"
organized Committees of Correspondence & Sons of Liberty
helped warn the Patriots of the British advance toward Concord
chosen by the Continental Congress to lead the Continental Army
wrote Common Sense
main author of the Declaration of Independence
betrayed the Patriots
John Paul Jones
Americas most successful Captain of the Navy
Sons of Liberty
secret society of Patriots
Committees of Correspondence
groups of people who shared information about protests
1st Continental Congress
meeting of colonists to decide how to protest against the British
2nd Continental Congress
meeting of colonists that wrote the Declaration of Independence
colonists who supported England
mercenaries from Germany
American colonial soldiers ready to fight at any minute
colonists who supported American independence
citizens serving as soldiers on a temporary basis
Treaty of Paris
officially ended the Revolutionary War
stop buying something
foreign soldiers hired to fight for your country
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