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A Vermont rebel leader who led the Green Mountain Boys.
Ethan Allen
A Colonel who led 1200 soldiers to fortify Breed's Hill.
William Prescott
The journalist who encouraged the use of Commom Sense.
Thomas Paine
A delegate to the convention who introduced the resolution to declare independence.
Richard Henry Lee
The five members of the committee who wrote the Declaration of Independence.
Thomas Jefferson, Benjamin Franklin, John Adams, Robert Livingston and Roger Sherman
The president of the Second Continental Congress and the first person to sign the Declaration of Independence.
John Hancock
The four parts of the Declaration of Independence.
The Preamble, the Declaration of Rights, List of Grievances and the Resolution of Independence by the United States.
Colonists who supported keeping ties with the British
Loyalists
Colonists who favored separation from the British.
Patriots
Loyalists who were sure there would be a war with the British.
Tories
A 24 year old spy for Washington whose said "I only regret that I have but one life to lose for my country."
Nathan Hale
Turning point battle.
The Battle of Saratoga
A Virginian who raided the British in the Ohio River Valley.
George Rogers Clark
A Prussian soldier who spent the winter at Valley Forge helping Washington train the troops.
Baron Friedrich von Steuben
A young, french soldier who became an American General at the age of 19 and fought with Washington in Pennsylvania.
Marquis de Lafayette
Governor of Spanish Louisiana who helped the Americans by providing supplies and by diverting British troops from other war fronts.
Bernardo de Galvez
Known as "the Father of the American Navy".
John Paul Jones