George Washington is probably the most well known American Revolutionary. He was the general of the Continental army. He was also the first President. Born: February 22, 1732 Died: December 14, 1799
John Hancock is known as an American Revolutionary for making his name huge on the Declaration of Independence. Born: January 23, 1737 Died: October 8, 1793
Benjamin Franklin was a scientist. As a scientist he is famous for the lightning rod. But as an American Revolutionary he is famous for his many trips back and forth from America to France. To try and get the French to fight the British. He also wrote the ORIGINAL Declaration of Independence. Before Thomas Jefferson. Born: January 17, 1706 Died: April 17, 1790
Thomas Paine is known as an American Revolutionary for writing many pamphlets to rally Americans. His most famous pamphlet is Common Sense. Born: January 29, 1737 Died: June 8, 1809
Samuel Adams is one of the lesser known American Revolutionaries. He is know for founding the famous “Sons of liberty” Born: September 27, 1722 Died: October 2, 1803
Thomas Jefferson was our third President. But in the time of The American Revolution he wrote The Declaration of Independence. Born: April 13, 1743 Died: July 4, 1826
The second cousin of Samuel Adams. John Adams was the second President. But was also Vice President to George Washington. Born: October 30, 1735 Died: July 4, 1826
James Monroe was the fifth President. He was the President that would end the Virginia Dynasty(First 5 Presidents which were all from Virginia). Born: April 28, 1758 Died: July 4, 1831
There were many Americans at this time that could be considered Revolutionaries. But these are the more well known ones.
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