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History study guidePart I - Identifications:George III- Scapegoat for colonist (instead of parliament) reign 1760-1820, from the Hanoverian line (not Tudor), determine to control colonies through the intolerable acts.Benedict Arnold- American general, hero in early revelotion war, betrays America sides with Britain, American cause hopeless, planed to betray at west point but discovered,Paul Revere-a silversmith, took part in the Boston Tea Party, principal rider for Boston's Committee of Safety, he devised a system of lanterns to warn the minutemen of a British invasion, (Midnight ride- Revere rode to Lexington warnJohn HancockandSamuelAdamsof the approaching British.)Richard Henry Lee-from prominent Virginia family, he was elected to the Virginia House of Burgesses, was a delegate to the Second Continental Congress, where he proposed the colonies should be independent from Great Britain, helped push through the Bill of Rights.Thomas Paine-argued that America should not simply revolt against taxation, but demand independence from Great Britain entirely. He expanded this idea in a 50-page pamphlet called "Common Sense,(changed anger of colonist from laws to governing body)" Congress named Paine secretary to the Committee for Foreign Affairs, he wrote "Public Good" (1780), calling for a national convention to replace the ineffectual Articles of Confederation with a strong central government under "a continental constitution."Benjamin Franklin- Bornin Boston, organized the United States’ first lending library and volunteer fire department,Poor Richard’s Almanac, helped draft the Declaration of Independence and the U.S Constitution, negotiated the Treaty of Paris, elected to the