The patriots were the men of America,being patriotic who craevd for independece from Britain. All of the founding fathers were patriots along with all the soldiers of the Continental Army.
Depicted by the famous engraving by Paul Revere, several British soldiers open fired on a group of protesters in Boston.It took place in 1770 ending the lives of five colonists.
The founding fathers consisit of the men who signed the declaration of independence, fought in the Continental Army, and a few of the first presidents. Some of the founding fathers are Patrick Henry, Geroge Washington, John Hancock, Benjamin Franklin, and Samuel Adams.