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Revolutionary War

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NATHAN HALE *spy for Washington *pretends to be a school teacher * caught and executed *” I regret that I have one life to lose for my country
THOMAS JEFFERSON wrote the Declaration of Independence * part of the Continental Congress
SAM ADAMS outspoken leader from Mass. *help establish sons of liberty *part of CC
PATRICK HENRY: *part of CC, “no longer a Virginian but an American” *”give me liberty or give me death” *inspires citizens to join the fight
FRANCIS MARION *swamp fox *hit run tactics(guerrilla warfare) *made British upset
THOMAS PAINE *common sense *crisis *inspire people
JOHN ADAMS *part of CC *a lawyer who defend British soldiers who were part of Boston Massacre *helped draft the Declaration of Independence
JOHN PAUL JONES *sea captain * “I have not yet begun to fight”
DEBOARAH SAMPSON *dressed as a man to fight *not discovered until after war *shows women willing to do anything to help
MOLLY PITCHER *nickname for bringing water to soldiers *took over for her husband when he was wounded and helped prepare a canon to fire
JOHN HANCOCK *president of 2nd CC *name appears for on Declaration of Independence *Paul Revere rode to warn him that he was about to be arrested
PAUL REVERE * made a famous picture of Boston Massacre for propaganda * the famous ride to warn British were coming * member of the Sons of Liberty
BENEDICT ARNOLD *colonist general at start of war *up set because he was not recognized for his accomplishments * tried to turn over the fort West Point but not successful *will continue for the rest of the war on the British side * traitor
Trenton WASHINGTON CROSSES THE DELAWARE RIVER SURPRISE ATTACK HESSIANS SURRENDER WASHINGTON READS FROM CRISIS DESPERATE TIME FOR WASHINGTON AND HIS SOLDIERS BRITISH TRY TO GET REVENGE WASHINGTON OUTSMARTS THE BRITISH AND GETS BACK TO BACK VICTORIES
Saratoga TURNING POINT OF THE WAR ONLY 1 OF 3 ARMIES SH0W FOR THE BRITISH FIRST MAJOR COLONIST VICTORY FRANCE JOINS BECAUSE OF THE COLONIST VICTORY
YorkTown THE FRENCH NAVY BLOCKS THE BRITISH WASHINGTON TRICKS CORNWALLIS CORNWALLIS SURRENDERS AND ENDS THE WAR
Lexington/ Concord THE START OF THE WAR THE MINUTEMEN RUN QUICKLY AFTER SHOTS FIRED BRITISH GOING HERE TO LOOK FOR AMMO “SHOTS HEARD AROUND THE WORLD”
Bunker Hill "Don't fire till you see the whites of their eyes"
Princeton WASHINGTON READS FROM CRISIS DESPERATE TIME FOR WASHINGTON AND HIS SOLDIERS BRITISH TRY TO GET REVENGE WASHINGTON OUTSMARTS THE BRITISH AND GETS BACK TO BACK VICTORIES
Created by: mschneider01