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Revolutionary War ABC Book
Transcript of Revolutionary War ABC Book
The American Revolution was a time period where America was fighting for its independence. They were fighting against Britain who controlled them at this time.
Benjamin Franklin was a man who had many jobs and many different roles in society. He was an inventor, scientist, writer, philosopher, and many others. He also helped draft the Declaration with a committee.
This army was created to defend America from Britain in 1775.
Declaration of Independence
This document was freeing America from Britain after all the hard times and battles we had against them.
England controls Britain. For the long period of the Revolutionary War we were fighting against Britain.
First Continental Congress
The First Continental Congress was when many colonial leaders met to talk about the issues that we had in our nation.
He led the American army to many victories. Also was the first president of the United States of America.
Patrick Henry was apart of the First Continental Congress who did not believe in fighting and in wars.
America gained its independence from Great Britain in 1776.
Thomas Jefferson played a very responsible role in the Declaration of Independence. He was the person who wrote this document.
King George III
King George III was the King of England during the Revolutionary War in America.
Loyalists were people who sided with Britain. Also wanted to be ruled by a king.
Marion, Francis was know as swamp fox. He attacked the English and went back to his swamp.
Navy when people battle on sea or in the ocean. Britain during this time had one of the best Navy's
Olive Branch Petition
The people of the Second Continental Congress signed this document to bring back peace. King George refused to read it and or sign it.
Patriots were people that chose America over Britain
Quotes from the Revolution
"I must study politics and war that my sons may have liberty to study mathematics and philosophy." -- John Adams
The Redcoats were known as the British soldiers. They got their name because they wore bright red coats in combat.
Thomas Paine wrote a pamphlet called "Common Sense". It was a very popular and made people think differently
The Battle at Saratoga was the turning point in the Revolution War. The greatest victory for America during this war.
United States of America
The United States of America was a country who wanted its independence from anything. They fought against Britain for their freedom and independence.
The Winter at Valley Forge was one of the toughest winters the army of America ever ha.
Women during this war were still seen the same people thought worse of them and men were better than them.
These taxes were the reason why Britain and America had a problem in the first place.
The Battle of Yorktown was the last major battle in the war. This is when Britain finally surrender.
Peter Zenger was a very bright man and came up with the idea of freedom of the press.