OUTLINE FOR THE AMERICAN REVOLUTIONARY

 

WAR FIGURE

 

 

TITLE:  “What Caused This Person to Take a Political Stand

During the American Revolution”

 

  I.  Introduction

 

II.  Who this person was

 

A.     Birth

 

1.     His/her birthplace

2.     His/her birthdate

3.     His/her parents and where they came from

 

B.     Childhood

 

1.     His/her family relations

2.     His/her education

3.     His/her friends

 

C.     Marriage

 

1.     His/her courtship

2.     His/her wedding date and place

3.     His/her children, grandchildren, great-grandchildren

4.      What this person did in his/her life

 

III.  What this person did in the American Revolution

 

              A.  His/her daily life and relations with peers

             

               1.  His/her friends

               2.  Opinions about him/her from other people

               

B.     His/her workplace and job

 

1.     Where this person worked

2.     What kind of work reputation this person had

 

              

            C.  His/her friends who influenced participation in the

American Revolution

 

1.     What kind of people he/she associated with

2.     What influences helped him/her make the decision to fight on

either side

 

IV.    What this person did in the American Revolution

 

A.     His/her loyalty to the Patriots or the Tories

 

1.     Which side he/she chose

2.     Why this opinion of politics influenced him/her

 

B.      What he/she did to help the war happen

 

C.     Why he/she helped the war happen

 

V.     His/her epitaph

 

A.     When he/she died

 

B.      What he/she died of during or after the war

 

C.     How he/she died

 

D.     What would be said on his/her actions during the war on

his/her tombstone

 

III.             Conclusion

 

A.     Your opinion on what happened to this person

 

 

 

B.      Your opinion on what caused this person to take a political stand

 

during the American Revolution

 

C.     Your opinion on how he/she would have lived life differently if it could be lived again