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Revolutionary War Era
American History Figures and Their Contributions

Below you will find articles, trivia information and study questions for each of the American history figures.

Revolutionary War Lesson:

Read the articles, use the printables found on this website, and create a report on what you learned. Can you answer the following questions?

  • What is Independence Day?
  • What events led up to the start of the Revolutionary War?
  • Who were major figures in American History during this era?
  • What contribution did these famous figures make to our freedom?
  • Who wrote the Declaration of Independence and why was he selected?
  • Who signed the Declaration of Independence?
  • Why did John Hancock get famous for his signature?
  • What were the original 13 colonies?
  • What was the First Continental Congress and what did it do?
  • What led to the "Boston Tea Party" ?
  • What was the Stamp Act?
  • What was the importance of the Battle of Bunker Hill even though the Americans lost it?
  • Who was Lafayette and what did he do for the American cause?
  • When did the Revolution begin? When did it end?
  • Why did the British call John Paul Jones a pirate?
Patrick Henry Patrick Henry
Learn about the background and character of this famous figure in U.S. History. Read his speeches that made history.
Samuel Adams Samuel Adams
Learn about how the Boston Tea Party started and who played a part in the event.
John Hancock John Hancock-
Articles discuss how the Revolution begins near Boston.
George Washington George Washington in the Revolution
Learn about George Washington as the Commander-in-Chief of the Continental Army, the Declaration of Independence, the retreat from Long Island, heroic Nathan Hale, war in the middle states, the victory at Trenton, Burgoyne's Invasion, France's involvement in the Revolution and the winter at Valley Forge.
Nathanael Greene Nathanael Greene and Other Heroes in the South
Other Generals played an important part in defeating the British as they attacked the South. Other heroes included Daniel Morgan (a great rifleman) and Marion (the "Swamp Fox").
John Paul Jones John Paul Jones
While the Revolution was being fought out opn the land, important battles were taking place at sea. Some of these conflicts were the battle between the Ranger and the Drake, and the fight betwen the Bon Homme Richard (named after the "Richard" of Poor Richard's Almanac) and the Serapis.
Daniel Boone Daniel Boone
During the time of the Revolution, pioneers like Daniel Boone helped expand the United States with settlements in Kentucky ("the West").
James Robertson James Robertson
Another pioneer, just ten years younger than Washington, was important in the settlement of Tennessee. After the Revolution ended in 1783, the Indians were not so unfriendly because the British were no longer paying for scalps.
Revolutionary War Coloring Pages American History - Revolutionary War Coloring Pages
Interactive printable coloring pages that can be used for school reports and a study of the Revolutionary War. Pictures included are Patrick Henry, William Pitt, Samuel Adams, Faneuil Hall, The Boston Tea Party, John Hancock, a Minuteman, Paul Revere's Ride, Prescott at Bunker Hill, the Bunker Hill Monument, George Washington during the Revolution, Sir William Howe, Nathan Hale, Marquis de Lafayette, Ben Franklin, Nathanael Greene, Daniel Morgan, Francis Marion, John Paul Jones, Daniel Boone, James Robertson, Israel Putnam, a Continental Soldier, Liberty Bell, Molly Pitcher, Mad Anthony Wayne, Benedict Arnold and Betsy Ross.
4th of July games and activities Independence Day Today - Celebrate the 4th of July!
Celebrate the 4th of July with animated jigsaw puzzles, games, word search puzzles, children's book reviews, crafts for kids, poetry, scrambler puzzles, short stories, coloring pages and a copy of the Declaration of Independence.

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