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Updated: 1/8/2020
jon storyboard
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  • Elbridge Gerry school 
  • When I was 14 years old I got accepted into harvard college and graduated when I was 18.
  • Elbridge Gerry Job
  • After graduating from college I entered my father’s merchant business.
  • I later became one of the wealthiest men.
  • The major role
  • I played a major role!
  • Shortly before turning 14 he was accepted into Harvard College. By the age of 18, he received a bachelor's degree and by 21 had a masters degree.
  • Declaration of Independence
  • I signed the declaration of independence.
  • After graduating from college he entered his father’s merchant business. By the time of the American Revolution, Gerry was one of the wealthiest men in New England.
  • What he achieved
  • As one of the town's leading merchants and Patriots, Elbridge Gerry played a major role. A temporary lessening in the threat of war with Britain.
  • What he did
  • I fought for your independence.
  • Elbridge Gerry, signer of the American Declaration of Independence and fifth vice president of the United States
  • He continually worked to protect the liberties of the people and the rights of the states. Avoiding political party affiliation, he preached the politics of conciliation and republicanism.
  • Elbridge Gerry was a merchant from Massachusetts who joined the fight for independence by providing supplies to the Continental army and attending the Second Continental Congress.
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