Great Man of the Revolution

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Great Man of the Revolution

Benjamin was one of the Founding Fathers of the United States. He was also A noted polymath, a leading author, printer, political theorist, politician, postmaster, scientist, musician, inventor, satirist, civic activist, statesman, and diplomat.Benjamin believed that messing up is a habit and that it had to be broken. He believed that being good has to be acquired.BEnjamin believed that the government that was set up today will start off good, but then eventually in the future, the government will be all powerful.BEnjamin wrote a letter to the president stating, “I confess, that i do not entirely approve of this constitution at present…”

Thomas Jefferson

Thomas was an American Founding Father, the principal author of the Declaration of Independence (1776) and the third President of the United States “We hold these truths to be self-evident: that all men are created equal; that they are endowed by their creator with certain unalienable rights…”Jefferson believed that the government should not hold all the power and that the power should be bestowed in the people.

Patrick Henry

Patrick was an American attorney, planter, and politician who became known as an orator during the movement for independence in Virginia in the 1770s. A Founding Father.Patrick served as the first and sixth post-colonial Governor of Virginia, from 1776 to 1779 and from 1784 to 1786.Patrick wrote a letter to the president stating, “No man thinks more highly than i do of the patriotism, as well as abilities, of the very worthy gentlemen who have just addressed the house.”Patrick BElieved that it is natural for man to indulge in the illusion of hope. he said that we are apt to shut our eyes against a painful truth, and listen to the song of that siren till she transforms into a beast.IN the letter to the president he stated, “it is in vain, sir, to extenuate the matter. Gentlemen may cry “peace, peace”- but there is no peace. the war is actually begun! the next gale that sweeps from the north will bring to our ears the clash of resounding arms!”In 1776, Henry was elected Governor of Virginia. He was re-elected for three terms and then succeeded by Thomas Jefferson.He was in favor of the strongest possible government for the individual states, and a weak federal government.

Great Men Of The Revolution

Benjamin Franklin

"Give me liberty or give me death!"


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