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  • 1. Voices from the Revolutionary War 1775-1783

2. We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights, that among these are Life, Liberty and pursuit of Happiness... 3. "Dont fire unless fired upon, but ifthey mean to have a war, let itbegin here." -- Captain John Parker, 1775 4. We fight, get beat, rise andfight again!General Nathanael Greene 1781 5. "The die is now cast; the coloniesmust either submit or triumph....we must not retreat." King George III 6. "I know not whatcourse others maytake; but as forme, give meliberty or give medeath." Patrick Henry 7. "One of the most essentialbranches of English liberty is the freedom of ones house. Amans house is his castle." -- James Otis, 1761 8. "Dont fire until you see the whitesof their eyes! Then fire low!" Israel Putnam, The Battle Of Bunker Hill 9. "We must all hangtogether, orassuredly we shallall hang separately." --Benjamin Franklin at the signing ofthe Declaration ofIndependence 10. "We began a contest forliberty ill provided with themeans for the war, relyingon our patriotism to supply the deficiency. We expected to encountermany wants anddistressed we must bearthe present evils and fortitude" -- George Washington in 1781 11. "I only regret thatI have but one life to lose for mycountry." --Nathan Hales last words before being hanged byBritish 12. Sources Famous Quotes from: http://www.pleasantridge.k12.ca.us/magnolia/studentlinks/websites78/social_studies/revolutionary_war/quotes.html Photos from: http://www.morguefile.com/