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American Revolution: Founding Fathers

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Transcript of American Revolution: Founding Fathers

Thomas Jefferson
Background:
Originally from Virginia; main author of the Declaration of Independence.
Contribution:
Served as a delegate for VA during the Continental Congress.
Main author of the Declaration of Independence
"Life, liberty, and pursuit of happiness."
George Washington
Background:
Came from a wealthy Virginia family
Fought in the French & Indian War
Contribution:
Also a VA delegate at the Constitutional Congress, and later the main general of the Continental Army.
Essential leader for the army and would become the 1st president
John Adams
Background:
Lawyer from MA; defended British soldiers from the Boston Massacre
Contribution:
Delegate from MA to the Continental Congress
First VP and second President of the US
Benjamin Franklin
Background:
Conducted scientific research on electricity and physics
As a newspaper editor, strongly championed the right to free speech
Contribution:
Collaborated with Jefferson when writing the Declaration of Independence
PA delegate for the Congress
America's Founding Fathers
American Revolution
Samuel Adams
Background:
Born in Boston; became politically active and opposed to British tax policy
Became an important figure in Boston after the French & Indian War
Contribution:
Leader of the Sons of Liberty
Played a role in the Boston Tea Party
Served for MA in the Continental Congress
WHO WERE THE
FOUNDING
FATHERS?
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