Revolutionary Period Biography Project –Due 12/12/2014 Assignment: In order to understand some of the Causes of the American Revolution, the ideas, and interests involved in forging the revolutionary movement, it is important to look at the people who influenced the founding of our nation. Here is a list of some of the important people of that time. You may choose one of them or someone else you are interested in from that time period with teacher approval. Abigail Adams John Adams Sam Adams Benedict Arnold Crispus Attucks Benjamin Franklin Marquis De Lafayette John Hancock Alexander Hamilton Governor Morris Nathaniel Greene Betsy Ross James Madison Deborah Sampson King George Thomas Paine Patrick Henry Mercy Otis Warren Charles Cornwallis William Howe Hannah Arnett Phyllis Wheatley Margaret Corbin Molly Hays McCauley Friedrich Von Stueben Assignment: 1. Choose a person to research from the above list and research all that you can about that person. 2. Write a 5 or 6 paragraph biography about him/her.(Highlight early life, life leading up to and including Revolution, as well as what happened to them after the war) 3. Present paper to class along with one of the following: Video tape character interview Power point slide show ( minimum 6 slides) 3 – D artifact that would represent why you person is important. Dramatization or skit Present in character Movie about the character Mobile of character Rubric will be available next week on our class website.