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Leaders of the <br />American Revolution<br />R.L. Ely<br />
George Washington<br />Born: 2/22/1732<br />Died: 12/14/1799<br />Appointed as Commander-in-chief of American revolutionar...
Henry Knox<br />Born: 7/25/1750<br />Died: 10/25/1806<br />Military strategist for Washington from 1775 to 1781<br />Direc...
The “crossing of the Delaware” on December 25, 1776 provided a much needed morale boost to the American soldiers. The feat...
William Prescott<br />Born: 2/20/1726<br />Died: 10/13/1795<br />Led American forces in the Battle of Bunker Hill on June ...
Samuel Adams<br />Born: 9/27/1722<br />Died: 10/2/1803<br />Signer of the Declaration of Independence<br />Strong opponent...
Daniel Morgan<br />Born: 7/6/1736<br />Died: 7/5/1802<br />Led “Morgan’s Sharpshooters” rifle unit as part of the Continen...
American Commanders by Home Colony<br />
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  1. 1. Leaders of the <br />American Revolution<br />R.L. Ely<br />
  2. 2. George Washington<br />Born: 2/22/1732<br />Died: 12/14/1799<br />Appointed as Commander-in-chief of American revolutionary forces in 1775<br />Became first President of the United States in 1789<br />
  3. 3. Henry Knox<br />Born: 7/25/1750<br />Died: 10/25/1806<br />Military strategist for Washington from 1775 to 1781<br />Directed the famous “crossing of the Delaware”<br />1789- Became first U.S. Secretary of War<br />
  4. 4. The “crossing of the Delaware” on December 25, 1776 provided a much needed morale boost to the American soldiers. The feat would not have been possible without the combined efforts of Washington and Knox. <br />
  5. 5. William Prescott<br />Born: 2/20/1726<br />Died: 10/13/1795<br />Led American forces in the Battle of Bunker Hill on June 17, 1775<br />Colonists held off two waves of British attacks before falling. The battle served as a moral victory, showing the Americans that they could compete with the British.<br />Statue of Prescott at the site of the Battle of Bunker Hill<br />
  6. 6. Samuel Adams<br />Born: 9/27/1722<br />Died: 10/2/1803<br />Signer of the Declaration of Independence<br />Strong opponent of British taxation of the colonies<br />
  7. 7. Daniel Morgan<br />Born: 7/6/1736<br />Died: 7/5/1802<br />Led “Morgan’s Sharpshooters” rifle unit as part of the Continental Army<br />Led American forces to victory at the Battle of Cowpens<br />
  8. 8. American Commanders by Home Colony<br />

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