Perez Morton

Perez Morton

The son of a tavern keeper who climbs the social ladder and becomes a Patriot leader.    

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Perez Morton was a politician and orator who was a loud voice in favor of independence, even more than a year before the Declaration of Independence was signed. His clear brilliance and forward-thinking, however, are a stark contrast to his moral bankruptcy, which resulted  in another’s suicide and his own eventual financial bankruptcy. He proves that political prowess and moral compass do not always go hand-in-hand.

From the Card:

  • You deliver a speech at the funeral of Joseph Warren, calling for complete separation from Britain. Your oration is published and you become known to your enemies as "the Orator."
  • You have an affair with your wife’s sister that becomes public. The sister is so ashamed she commits suicide. Despite the scandal you and your wife remain married.
  • You rise in wealth and social status through your lifetime. However, just before you die, you lose all your money, leaving you destitute.

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