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American rev. Names

By Katie Anderson

Who is the member of the house of Burgesses who inspired patriotism with his famous speech "give me liberty or give me death" speech? Patrick Henry
Who is British general who surrendered at Yorktown, the last major battle of the American Revolution? Lord Cornwalas
Who is a major author of the Declaration of Independence, later founded University of Virginia? Thomas Jefferson
Who is an enslaved African American who wrote poems and plays supporting American independence; she gained her freedom after death of her master? Phillis Wheatly
Who is Member of the Continental Congress, helped frame (or create) the Decloration of Independence, helped gain French support for the American cause? Benjamin Franklin
Who is a Patriot who rode to Lexington to warn the colonists that the British were coming? Paul Revere
Who is a British king during the Revolution era. and married to Queen Charlotte,after whom Charlottesville is named? King George III
Who is an experienced military officer, he was the commander of the Continental Army (American Army)? George Washington
Who is a person who defended British soldiers after the Boston Massacre, and later signed the Declaration of Independence? John Adams
What is the meaning of Rebellious? Defying or resisting some established authority, government of tradition.
What is the meaning of tax? A sum of money charged by government to be paid by citizens.
What is the meaning of repeal? Cancel, reverse.
What is the meaning of Representation? The Action of speaking or acting on behalf of someone or a group of people.
What is the meaning of Revenue? The income (money earned) of government that has mostly comes from taxes.
What is the meaning of Grievances? Complaints, protests.
What is the meaning of Legislature? A group of representatives who make decisions and laws for a nation.
What is the meaning of Dissatisfaction? A particular feeling of displeasure, dislike, or unhappiness.
What is the meaning of Loyalists? Americans colonists who remained loyal to the British.
What is the meaning of Patriots? American colonists who sought independence from British.
What is the meaning of Revolution? To overthrow of one government and its replacement with another.
Created by: henleyms