Save
Busy. Please wait.
or

show password
Forgot Password?

Don't have an account?  Sign up 
or

Username is available taken
show password

why


Make sure to remember your password. If you forget it there is no way for StudyStack to send you a reset link. You would need to create a new account.
We do not share your email address with others. It is only used to allow you to reset your password. For details read our Privacy Policy and Terms of Service.


Already a StudyStack user? Log In

Reset Password
Enter the associated with your account, and we'll email you a link to reset your password.
Didn't know it?
click below
 
Knew it?
click below
Don't know (0)
Remaining cards (0)
Know (0)
0:00
share
Embed Code - If you would like this activity on your web page, copy the script below and paste it into your web page.

  Normal Size     Small Size show me how

3A Revolutionary Era

Dead People from the Revolutionary Era

TermDefinition
Abigail Adams Supported women's rights and the rights of African Americans
John Adams His defense of British soldiers following the Boston Massacre is an example of civic virtue
Samuel Adams Founder of the Patriot Organization, Sons of Liberty which was responsible for the Boston Tea Party
James Armistead Former slave who worked as a spy during the American Revolution
Crispus Attucks Black man killed by the British in the Boston Massacre; first to die in the American Revolution
Wentworth Cheswell African-American church leader, historian and judge who fought at Saratoga
Benjamin Franklin Writer, printer and scientist; served in the first and second continental congress; co-author of the Declaration of Independence
Bernardo de Galvez Spaniard who helped colonists by shipping supplies; commanded Spanish troops against the British in Louisiana
Patrick Henry Member of the Virginia House of Burgesses who convinced them to support independence: "give me liberty or give me death."
Thomas Jefferson Author of the Declaration of Independence
John Paul Jones Father of the U.S. Navy; a pirate who won a battle with a British warship in 1775 shouting "I have not yet begun to fight!"
Marquis de Lafayette French military officer who spent his own money to buy clothing for Washington's soldiers. He also led Continental troops in battle.
Thomas Paine Strong patriot who convinced others to join the independence movement with a pamphlet "Common Sense."
Haym Solomon Successful Jewish merchant who came to America from Poland and helped finance Washington's campaign.
Mercy Otis Warren Author whose work convinced others to join the independence movement; wrote one of the first histories of the Revolution.
George Washington Commander-in-Chief of the Continental Army
 



Use these flashcards to help memorize information. Look at the large card and try to recall what is on the other side. Then click the card to flip it. If you knew the answer, click the green Know box. Otherwise, click the red Don't know box.

When you've placed seven or more cards in the Don't know box, click "retry" to try those cards again.

If you've accidentally put the card in the wrong box, just click on the card to take it out of the box.

You can also use your keyboard to move the cards as follows:

If you are logged in to your account, this website will remember which cards you know and don't know so that they are in the same box the next time you log in.

When you need a break, try one of the other activities listed below the flashcards like Matching, Snowman, or Hungry Bug. Although it may feel like you're playing a game, your brain is still making more connections with the information to help you out.

To see how well you know the information, try the Quiz or Test activity.

Pass complete!

"Know" box contains:
Time elapsed:
Retries:
restart all cards