American Revolution Fictional Quotes

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Write in the famous figure who may have said each quotation. Look for the key idea/event in each quote to help!



1.”My only regret is that I have one life to give for my country”

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2.”No, you don’t have to sign as large as me. I just wanted him to be able to read it without his glasses on.”

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3.”Give me liberty or give me death!”

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4.”I did such a good job attacking the Red Coats in the south with my unconventional tactics, that I am sure they will
make a movie about my life someday. They have already given me a cool nickname.”

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5.”I refuse to meet with their leader and give him my sword. I am furious and embarrassed that we lost to those weak
rebels in Virginia. They even needed the French to help them defeat my mighty Red Coats.”

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6.”Although Longfellow made me a legend, credit must be given to 2 others as well, for all of us played a part in warning
Patriots of the invasion.”

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7.”Because of my age, I cannot fight the Red Coats in the Revolutionary War. I can, however, try to convince the French
to enter the war on our side to win independence.”

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8.”I am annoyed with the insubordination from our citizens across the pond. They are still under my rule. Tax them and
if they refuse again, attack!”

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9.”Since Washington passed over me for a promotion that I deserved, I have decided to join the British military and wear
a red coat even though the Patriots will forever hate me.”

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10.”My defense of the British troops after the Boston Massacre proves that I am a Patriot looking for justice. I even
assisted Jefferson in writing the famous Declaration of Independence.

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11.”Because of my experience in the French and Indian War, the Continental Congress wants me to be in charge of the
Continental Army? If that is the case, then I proudly accept. I will show my true leadership to my men.”

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12.”I am so happy that my writing bolstered enthusiasm for separation from British and encouraged recruitment for the
Continental Army. In my mind, it’s obvious that we should fight for our freedom!”

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13.”One if by land, Two if by sea.”
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14.”If these colonies do not come together, we stand no chance at beating the British. I will put together a famous
political cartoon and put it into my newspaper to convince the public to unite.”

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15.”Maybe I will start this famous document off with: ‘When in the course of human events….’”

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16.”I am happy that my engraving of a terrible killing of defenseless Patriots helped to create resentment towards the
British and King George.”

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17.”That British admiral wants me to surrender? Ha! That is a joke. Tell him that ‘I have not yet begun to fight!’”

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18.”America needs my help and I will volunteer. I am so proud that George Washington calls me his son because of the
help that I provided during a harsh winter at Valley Forge.”

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19.”I am happy to leave Poland for America. ‘I came here, where freedom is being defended, to serve it, and to live or
die for it.’ I will use my knowledge of calvary to help the Continental Army.”

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20.”It’s obvious that the Continental Army has no training techniques. I will leave Prussia and teach military drills,
tactics, and disciplines to the Patriots at Valley Forge.”

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21.”I vastly underestimated the strength and resolve of the Patriot forces. Since my English forces just lost at Saratoga, I
am going to resign at commander of the British forces.”

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