Of the United States Constitution
And Our Country’s Early History
Portrait painted by John Singleton Copley
Revere was a master silversmith, which is why he is holding a silver teapot in the portrait. It was also a symbol of the Boston Tea Party and the fact that he was a member of the Sons of Liberty.
Hale was the first CIA agent in the United States.
He was quoted as saying, “ I only regret that I have but one life to lose for my country.”
This picture is a sketch of his execution.
Jefferson wrote the Declaration of Independence. He was a gifted writer.
He sent Lewis and Clark out to explore the Louisiana Purchase.
He was the 3rd president of the United States.
Abigail had little formal schooling but a quick wit and was a colorful writer.
Her son became the 6th U.S. president
Her letters give us an insight into her thoughts and contemporary attitude of the time.
Adams was often misunderstood—people thought he was cold and rude
He and his cousin, Sam were leaders of the Sons of Liberty
He was the first to have his son serve as president also
His political ideas and policies lasted the test of time
Allen was a patriot and soldier in the Revolutionary War.
He led the Green Mountain Boys in the capture of Fort Ticonderoga—one of the most important battles of the war.
This statue is in the United States Capitol.
Arnold was one of the most trusted American generals of the Revolutionary War.
He turned traitor because he was passed over for military honors and accused of abusing his power and standing.