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Key Individuals in American Revolution

This Prezi will highlight key individuals in the American Revolution (SS4H4d).

Elizabeth Davis

on 18 February 2013

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Georgia Standard: SS4H4 The student will explain the causes, events, and results of the American Revolution. d. Describe key individuals in the American Revolution with emphasis on King George III, George Washington, Benjamin Franklin, Thomas Jefferson, Benedict Arnold, Patrick Henry, and John Adams. Beth Davis
February 13, 2013 References and Credits:
King George III: http://www.google.com/imgres?imgurl=http://media.web.britannica.com/eb-media/25/82425-004-5AAB50B9.jpg&imgrefurl=http://kids.britannica.com/elementary/art-87565&h=450&w=307&sz=21&tbnid=-xkbX4v8N-FdWM:&tbnh=103&tbnw=70&prev=/search%3Fq%3Dpictures%2Bof%2Bking%2Bgeorge%2BIII%26tbm%3Disch%26tbo%3Du&zoom=1&q=pictures+of+king+george+III&usg=__lVbK3V6QzEXiCU2X7qMvoY-ZMKs=&docid=M0Xy6DC44U8RWM&sa=X&ei=5q8eUafuHIOi8gTQtID4Cw&ved=0CFgQ9QEwDA&dur=3316
Colonist Picture: http://www.socialstudiesforkids.com/articles/ushistory/revolutionarywartimeline.htm
Picture of George Washington: http://www.jewishjournal.com/nation/article/george_washingtons_jewish_correspondence_20120626
Picture of Ben Franklin: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Benjamin_Franklin
Benedict Arnold: http://blog.timesunion.com/saratogaseen/benedict-arnold-saved-the-american-revolution/16877/
Thomas Jefferson:
Patrick Henry
http://davethelibertarian.wordpress.com/tag/patrick-henry/ King George III King George was loved by the loyalists and hated by the patriots. Most noted for taxes on the colonists to help pay for the French and Indian War. The colonist won't mind
paying for a tax on tea. Britain's Leader Key Colonial Leaders Thomas Jefferson:
Author of the American Declaration of Independence
1st Secretary of State
3rd President George Washington:
President of Constitutional Convention
First President
General in Revolutionary War Key Individuals in the Revolutionary War Patrick Henry Thomas Jefferson John Adams George Washington Benjamin Franklin:
Leader in Revolutionary War
Flew Kite and in lightening storm
Founder of First Public Library, Postal System, College, and Volunteer Fire Company
Wrote "Poor Richard's Almanac: early to bed, early to rise, makes a man healthy, wealthy, and wise
Wrote "The Pennsylvania Gazette" and Published Join or Die Cartoon John Adams:
First Vice President
Second President
Member of Continental Congress
Assisted Thomas Jefferson in drafting Declaration of Independence
First President to live in White House Benedict Arnold:
General in American Revolutionary War
Changed sides and defected to Britain after frustration for passed over promotions and investing his own money in war effort
Surrender fort at West Point, New York to British
Name has become synonymous with treason Patrick Henry:
Opposed Stamp Act of 1765
Famous for speech: "Give me Liberty or give me death"
Helped passed the Bill of Rights Benedict Arnold Benjamin Frankin
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