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The Road to Independence<br />Who actually travelled this road?<br />Meet some important friends who made freedom possible...
Benjamin Franklin<br />Best known for his great printing and writing skills.<br />Was elected to the Second Continental Co...
Benedict Arnold<br />Was nominated to the Continental Congress by George Washington.<br />Was a colonel in the army.<br />...
John Hancock<br />The first to sign the Declaration of Independence, in very large print.<br />Elected as President of the...
Samuel Adams<br />Was a tax collector and suspected spy of the British.<br />Member of the First Continental Congress.<br ...
Paul Revere<br />Known for the midnight ride.<br />Excellent silversmith.<br />Led patriots in the Boston Tea Party.<br />...
Thomas Jefferson<br />Primary author of the Declaration of Independence.<br />Fluent in five languages and a negotiator.<b...
George Washington<br />Commander inchief of the Continental Army.<br />First president of the United States.<br />Freedom ...
Significant Contributors<br />Ethan Allen<br />Nathanael Green<br />Patrick Henry<br />Thomas Paine<br />William Prescott<...
Assignment<br />There are a number of people that were instrumental in the Americans gaining independence from England. Ch...
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This is a presentation that gives a brief overview of some of the important contributors to the American Revolution and an intro for students to learn more about these famous figures.

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  1. 1. The Road to Independence<br />Who actually travelled this road?<br />Meet some important friends who made freedom possible for America!<br />
  2. 2. Benjamin Franklin<br />Best known for his great printing and writing skills.<br />Was elected to the Second Continental Congress.<br />One of five men to write the Declaration of Independence. <br />
  3. 3. Benedict Arnold<br />Was nominated to the Continental Congress by George Washington.<br />Was a colonel in the army.<br />Bargained with the British.<br />Which side was he really on?<br />
  4. 4. John Hancock<br />The first to sign the Declaration of Independence, in very large print.<br />Elected as President of the Continental Congress.<br />Was governor of the State of Massachusetts. <br />
  5. 5. Samuel Adams<br />Was a tax collector and suspected spy of the British.<br />Member of the First Continental Congress.<br />Passionate advocate for independence from Britain. <br />
  6. 6. Paul Revere<br />Known for the midnight ride.<br />Excellent silversmith.<br />Led patriots in the Boston Tea Party.<br />Was a mounted messenger for the Patriots.<br />
  7. 7. Thomas Jefferson<br />Primary author of the Declaration of Independence.<br />Fluent in five languages and a negotiator.<br />Vice-president and President of the United States.<br />
  8. 8. George Washington<br />Commander inchief of the Continental Army.<br />First president of the United States.<br />Freedom would not have been won without George Washington.<br />
  9. 9. Significant Contributors<br />Ethan Allen<br />Nathanael Green<br />Patrick Henry<br />Thomas Paine<br />William Prescott<br />Crispus Attucks<br />Molly Pitcher<br />Betsy Ross<br />King George III<br />Nathan Hale<br />John Adams<br />John Andre<br />
  10. 10. Assignment<br />There are a number of people that were instrumental in the Americans gaining independence from England. Choose someone who had a significant impact on the American Revolution.<br />Create a powerpoint presentation using the presentation rubric.<br />
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