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Quotable Revolutionaries


The enduring success of the American Revolution is rooted in the powerful words spoken and written by the leaders of the time.

Do you recognize these famous quotations? Match the quotation with its Revolutionary leader:

“I write so that King George III may read without his spectacles.”

John Hancock

“If this be treason, make the most of it.”

Patrick Henry

“I desire you would Remember the Ladies, and be more generous and favorable to them than your ancestors.”

Abigail Adams

“The British are coming.”

Paul Revere

“I only regret that I have but one life to lose for my country.”

Nathan Hale

“Don’t fire till you see the whites of their eyes.”

William Prescott

“I have not yet begun to fight.”

John Paul Jones

“In every human breast, God has implanted a principle, which we call love of freedom.”

Phillis Wheatley