People of the Revolution

 

 

 

 

 

 

By Annika Arya and Annabelle Holehouse

 

                            Table of contents 

 

 

King George William Frederick III…………………page 1

 

 

Elizabeth Phoebe Grimscote(Betsy Ross)......page 2

 

Paul Revere…………………………………….....................page 3

 

Alexander Hamilton………………………………............page 4

 

Abigail Smith Adams………………………………..........page 5

 

Thomas Paine…………………………………….................page 6

 

General George Washington……………………........page 7

 

Sybil Ludington Ogden……………………………..........page 8

 

Thomas Jefferson..………………………………............page 9

 

 

Benjamin Franklin………………………………...............page

 

 

 

 

King George III was born June 4, 1738 London, United Kingdom. He passed both Tea, Stamp and quartering laws in the colonies. He died January 29, 1820, windsor, United kingdom. His sister was Caroline Matilda of Great Britain. He also had lots of children (15)with only 1 wife named Queen Charlotte of Mecklenburgh-Strelitz.

King George William Fredrick III

Elizabeth Phoebe Grimsco (Betsy Ross)

Betsy Ross was born on January 1, 1752 and died January 30, 1836. She was married to John Claypoole,  Joseph Ashburn and John Ross(Hence her last name).  She was born and died in Philadelphia, PA. She was also born to Rebecca James Grimsco and Samuel Grimsco.  Her husband's: John Ross (killed while serving in militia in 1776), Joseph Ashburn (died in British prison in 1782)and  John Claypoole. She got married in New Jersey without her family's blessing. It is unclear weather she was a loyalist or patriot.

    

“Learning is not attained by by chance, it must be sought for with Ardor and attended to with diligence.”-Abigail Adams. Abigail Adams was born on November 22, 1744 and died October 28, 1818. Abigail was the 2nd lady of the united states and was a feminist.  “Great necessities call out great virtues.” was another quote from her

 

 

 Abigail Smith Adams 

His father left when he was only 10. Then 2 years later Alexander’s mother died of Fever. Then In 1773 he went to king's college. He argued with George Washington and quit his staff. Then a few years later he got back together with Washington and they fought in Yorktown. He established the first American Bank. Don’t forget he cheated on his wife.

Alexander Hamilton 

 Paul Revere 

Paul Revere was born January 1, 1735. And he Died May 10, 1818. He said the famous words “The British are coming! The British are coming! He engraved the bloody Massacre. He was also married to Sarah Oren, But she died after she and paul had 6 children. Then he got remarried to Rachel Walker and Rachel gave birth to 8 new children and 3 whom did not reach Maturity

Thomas Paine was born February 9,1773 and died on June 8, 1809. His Spouses were Elizabeth Ollive and Mary Lambert. He had no children. Thomas Paine wrote The pamphlet Common Sense a persuasive pamphlet that convinced George Washington to switch over to the patriots, Common Sense was published January 10, 1776. Paine came to the colonies to work as a magazine editor in 1774. He was also a secretary to the foreign affairs committee of the continental congress.    



Thomas Paine  

George Washington 

George Washington was  born February 22, 1732. And died December 14, 1799. George Washington was lead the continental army in 1775. On christmas night of 1776 Washington he crossed the Delaware River.  He also beat the british at battle of Princeton

 

Sybil Ludington

Born April 4, 1761. And died February 26, 1839.There was a statue built in her honor and a town.  Andc Sybil was the oldest of 12 children. Her parents were also cousins She was famous for doing something like Paul Revere did:she warned rebel forces that the British regular forces were approaching

Born April 13, 1743 and Died July 4, 1826.He wrote the Declaration of Independence. He also wrote “A Summary View of the Rights of British America” and Jefferson was a man of many hobbies, he made monticello, he built his house in Virginia, studied animals and plants, and played the violin. 

 

Thomas Jefferson

 He was born January 17, 1706 and Died april 17, 1790 and Lived to 84. He was a scientist, Inventor and Author. And He tried to bring peace to the colonies. He also helped write the declaration of independence and The U.S. constitution. After all He was a very nice man.




Benjamin Franklin

Even though there  are many more famous people of the revolution , we were only able to name certain people but here are some more famous people

 

 

Women                                                                      Men

 

Nacy Hart                                                             Benidict Arnold

Phillis Wheatley                                                    Patrick Henry                                          Martha Washington                                             Samule Adams

Nacy Ward                                                              John Hancock 

Elizabeth Zane                                                        John Jay

Grace Martin                                                            Nathan Hale

Rachel Martin                                                           Henry Knox

Emily Gieger                                                             William Franklin                           Deborah Sampson                                                    Simon Girty

 

Conclusion