Lesson 12: Heroes of the American Revolution
This is a research lesson and may be skipped if time is limited.
Heroes of the Revolution.
George Washington: To the Colonists he was "General Washington", a hero, and later called "The Father of His Country". To the British he was a traitor and to the Iroquois, he was called "Town Destroyer" (for his actions during the French and Indian War)
Following is a list of American "Heroes" of the Revolutionary War.
Your task is to research why they were considered heroes. In an oral (*Teachers note, you may prefer written or both written and oral presentations) presentation describe the actions that made this person a hero. Please include where you found this information (citing sources)
Following is a list of 20 such heroes of the American Revolution students may choose from this list or may find someone else that they know about and admire.