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Key People of the American Revolution

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.
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