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The famous words "I have not yet begun to fight!" uttered by John Paul Jones during the naval Battle of Flamborough Head in 1779, inspired many of the American colonist who were struggling for their independence during the American Revolution. In fact these words spoken by the great American Revolutionary War Hero John Paul Jones is one of the most famous quotes of the war. He was the colonist greatest naval commander during Americas War for Independence and is called the "Father of the United States Navy". On this page are lists of interesting facts about John Paul Jones. This short biography includes information on why he is famous, how he became involved in the American Revolution, and when he died. This information is written for both kids and adults.

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John Paul Jones Early Years Facts

John Paul Jones Becomes an American Revolutionary War Hero

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