Early Life Paul Revere Paul Revere died in 1818. Paul Revere spread the word of the Boston Tea Party to New York and Philadelphia. He was born in Boston Massachusetts. Paul Revere was married to Sarah Orne and then married to Rachel Walker. Paul Revere had 16 children.
Revolutionary War Paul Revere spread the word as he rode on his horse about the Boston Tea Party and warned the colonists that the British were on their way. Also, during the economic depression before the Revolution, he began his work as a copper plate engraver.
Later Years In 1811, at the age of 76, Paul Revere retired and left his well – established copper business in the hands of his sons and grandsons. He seemed to have remained healthy in his final years, despite the personal sorrow caused by the deaths of his wife Rachel and great-grandchildren.
Interesting Facts Some interesting facts about Paul Revere is that he had a poem which was a story of his midnight ride. The beginning was listen, my children, and you shall hear of the midnight ride of Paul Revere, on the 18th of April, in 75; Hardly a man is now alive who remembers that famous day and year.
He was born April 13 1743 He died July 4 1826 in Charlottesville Virginia Thomas Jefferson was a patriot he did this prior to the Revolutionary War He was from Shadwell, Virginia He was married to Martha Wayles Skelton He had 6 kids Early Life
Thomas Jefferson served as a revolutionary Patriot. Revolutionary War
Thomas Jefferson was the 3rd president of the United States. He was president from 1801 to 1809. Later Years
Thomas Jefferson was almost arrested. He was accused of personal attacks by James Thomas Callender. Interesting Facts
George Washington was born on February 22,1732 George Washington died on December 14,1799 George Washington lead many colonial troops into battle George Washington was from Westmoreland County V.A. George Washington was married to Martha Washington George Washington had no children Early Life
George Washington was commander in chief of all the colonial forces. Revolutionary War
George Washington left presidency in March 1797 to retire. He Went home to Mount Vernon. Then in 1798 war with France was imminent . George Washington took a role in the military but not an active role. He spent his last years in happy retirement at Mt. Vernon. There he died. Later Years
George Washington was the only president that did not live in Washington D.C. Interesting Facts
EARLY LIFE James Monroe was born on April 24,1758. James Monroe died on July 4,1831. James Monroe was from Westmoreland County, Virginia. He was married to Elizabeth Kortright. James Monroe had 3 children.
Revolutionary War James Monroe laid the groundwork for the republican party in the revolutionary war.
Later Years James Monroe later retired . He died on July 4, 1831. James Monroe was buried in New York then later reburied buried in Richmond in 1858.
Interesting Facts James Monroe was the 5th President of the United States. He worked with Jefferson and Madison in organizing the republican party. James Monroe was the principal in the republican party.
Early Life John Dickinson was born November 2nd 1782 in Talbot Country, Maryland He died Feburary 14th 1808 in Wilmington, Delaware John was prior to the revelutionary war because, he was a member of the signing of the declaration of independence. John Dickinson was originally from Talbot Country, Maryland. John Dickinson married Mary Norris and had 5 children, Sally, Isaac, Mary, John, and MariaDickinson.
John Dickinson’s role in the revolutionary war was that he was a signer of the Declaration of Independence. Also, he fought in the Continental army in the 1700’s John Dickson’s Role
A Sad Death Sadly, John Dickinson died due to old age when he was 80. It Took a while for them to let him Go. But, it had to happen…
Interesting Facts John Dickinson was afterward the President of the states of Pennsylvania & Delaware . He was a Patriot, or supported independence because he was a signer of the Declaration of Independence. The Sugar and Stamp Acts led him to write a pamphlet in 1765 as an act of protest. He also joined the Stamp Act Congress. He helped write petitions to the King.
His role in the Revolutionary War was he was to get a loan for the support of the Revolutionary War.
Later Years John Jay, Benjamin Franklin, and John Adams met Richard Oswald in Paris to negotiate for a peace treaty between Britain and The United States. After the Revolutionary War John Jay was elected governor of the state of New York.
Interesting Facts He was a successful New York attorney. John Jay signed the Constitution. He did not sign the declaration of independence.
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Samuel Adams By: Sam and Jiselle
Early Life He was born on September 27th 1722 in Braintree, MA. He died October 2nd 1803 in Braintree, MA. Before the Revolutionary War he was a member of Harvard University, then he studied law and became a lawyer. He was from Braintree, MA. He was married in 1749. Her name was Elizabeth Checkley. He did have children. He had five children.
Revolutionary War The role that Samuel Adams played in the Revolutionary War was that he was a part of the Sons of Liberty. He took part in the Boston Tea Party. Then he fought in the fight at Lexington and Concord.
Later Years After the Revolutionary War, Samuel Adams was diagnosed with a movement disorder which soon led to his death. He died in October 1803.
Interesting Facts He was a member of the first Continental Congress. He was a true Christian. It was told, “He died in the faith of the gospel.” He was a part of the Boston Massacre. He was a signer of the Declaration of Independence. After he died, he was known as “Father of the American Revolution.”
Early Life Margaret Corbin was born on November 12, 1751 She died on January 16, 1800 Margaret Corbin loaded the cannon in the Revolutionary War when the gunner was killed. She didn’t have any children. Margaret Corbin was married to John Corbin.
Margret Corbin Margaret Corbin was very brave. She fought with her husband, John in war.
Revolutionary War Margaret Corbin was a matross, someone who loaded the cannons. She was the first women to receive a pension for what she suffered in battle. She almost died in battle, but a doctor saved her life. The wounds made her disabled.
Later Years After the Revolutionary war, Margaret Corbin became part of the Invalid Regiment. She continued to in battle until the end of the war 1783. She died near her fiftieth birthday.
Interesting Facts Margaret Corbin was a leader and a follower. After war she became part of the Invalid Regiment for her bravery. She stuck with her husband when the British attacked. Her husband got killed in war.
Born on July 6th, 1747. He was born in Arbigland, in the Parish of Kirkbean, and in the stewartry of Kirkcudbright, Scotland, His mother was Jeannie MacDuff . His father was John Paul Jones. Early Life
Captain John Paul was in the Continental Army, during the Revolutionary War. Jones began his naval career by hoisting with his own hands, 3 December 1775 [he helped fit out Alfred in November 1775], our first national flag (the Grand Union flag) -- the first time it was ever hoisted -- on board the first ship of the Continental Navy, the Alfred, lying off Philadelphia in the Delaware River, to which ship he had been ordered as First Lieutenant. Jones hoisted this flag about a month before it was hoisted by Washington, Commander-in-Chief of the Continental Army, over his headquarters 2 January 1776, at Prospect Hall, at the siege of Boston. Revolutionary War
Revolutionary War Jones took part in several gallant actions in the early stages of the war off the North American continent. On 10 May 1777, he was ordered to his first command, the Providence. Later he commanded a squadron with the Alfred as his flagship. On 14 June 1777, Congress appointed Jones to command the Ranger, building at Portsmouth, New Hampshire. He sailed for France 1 November, arriving at Nantes 2 December [capturing two ships en route]. The first recognition of the American flag by a foreign government occurred in Quiberon Bay, France, on 14 February 1778, when Vice Admiral La Motte Picquet, Commander of the French Fleet, returned the Ranger's salute of 13 guns with 9 guns.
Broken in spirit and health, Jones died on 18 July 1792, age 45. No one was with him at the moment of death -- when discovered a few hours later, he was found lying across the bed "with his feet on the floor." It was the generosity of the foreigner (Pierre Francois Simmonneau) who paid the funeral expenses and provided for the body to be preserved by being placed in a lead casket, filled with alcohol, in case his country cared to bring the remains to the United States. He was buried in a cemetery in outskirts of Paris. Later Years