Why is John Paul Jones important to American history?

Answer One of the most renowned figures in American history is credited with being the nation's first naval hero. John Paul Jones captained the USS Bon Homme Richard in the revolutionary war.United States... Read More »

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Who was John Paul Jones& what did he contribute to the American Revolution?

John Paul Jones commanded a fleet of several ships as they harassed British ships during the Revolutionary War. He won his fame for besting a British ship during a 1779 battle, despite his own ship... Read More »

What did John Paul Jones love or care for in the American Revolution?

John Paul Jones was a well-known member of the Navy during the American Revolutionary War against the United Kingdom. He was known as the "Father of the American Navy." During the war, he loved and... Read More »

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Where was John Paul Jones buried?

Originally buried in Saint Louis Cemetery in Paris, the remains of Revolutionary War naval hero John Paul Jones (1747-92) were exhumed in 1905 and transported to the U.S. Naval Academy in Annapolis... Read More »