King George III - King George III served as monarch of Britain from 1760 until his death in 1820. He was plagued by mental afflictions throughout his tumultuous reign. After gaining a victory in the Seven Years War, his empire lost ground to the Americans in the Revolutionary War. Later the English forces under King George III enjoyed success after many trials against the French expansion headed by Emperor Napoleon Bonaparte. Elbridge Gerry - Elbridge Gerry was an important member of the Second Continental Congress, later serving as governor of Massachusetts and Vice President under James Madison from 1813-1814. He died while in office. Alexander Hamilton - Alexander Hamilton was an influential political figure from New York, who served as the first Secretary of Treasury under George Washington. His ambitious fiscal plan and strong value on centralized government characterized the
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This note was uploaded on 12/28/2011 for the course HIST 101 taught by Professor Womer during the Fall '08 term at Texas State.