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  1. legacy of war
  2. Valley Forge
  3. Second Continental Congress
  4. Battle of Yorktown
  5. British Southern Strategy
  1. a high casualty rate, $27 million debt, republicanism, free enterprise
  2. b After losing battles in Philadelphia, Americans were forced to Valley Forge where they could keep an eye on the British in Philadelphia. The conditions were bad for the Americans as they were cold, shoeless, and blanketless. This is where Ben Franklin's daughter and Martha Washington came to help the Americans with supplies. Baron von Steuben came and trained the Americans to be more professional military fighters
  3. c the legislative body of the colonies that acted as the uniting government. Before the revoltuon they formed a committee for foreign affairs, formed a Continental Army, write the Olive Branch Petition, and printed paper money
  4. d The British after the loss at Saratoga decided to head south to conquer the southern colonies. They were successful conquering Savannah and Charleston and then began to head north.
  5. e After progressing northwards and being weakened by guerilla fighters, the British went to Yorktown on the Chesapeake Bay to regroup and wait for supplies. While there the French blockaded the bay and the Americans came down to block the British on the peninsula. The british were forced to surrender, and after this Battle the war lost popular support in Britain.

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. the founders faced a problem writing the first constitution because the citizens feared a strong national government
  2. Officially recognized US independence, gave America all land south of Canda, North of Florida, and east of the Mississippi; other things were negotiated but never happened, including the repayment of debts, the returning of slaves, and the returning of stolen property to the loyalists
  3. Washington launched a surprise attack on the Hessians stationed across the Delaware. It occurred the day after Christmas and led to an American victory
  4. 1777; in Burgoyne's route south he was surprised by colonial militia hiding in trees. This was the turning point of the war and an American victory
  5. First battles of the Revolution, where the "shot heard 'round the world" was heard.

5 True/False questions

  1. Articles of ConfederationFirst constitution of the United States; passed in 1777 by Congress and by all states in 1781

          

  2. Reasons for colonial successthe legislative body of the colonies that acted as the uniting government. Before the revoltuon they formed a committee for foreign affairs, formed a Continental Army, write the Olive Branch Petition, and printed paper money

          

  3. Battle of Bunker HillWashington launched a surprise attack on the Hessians stationed across the Delaware. It occurred the day after Christmas and led to an American victory

          

  4. Battle of Long IslandAfter progressing northwards and being weakened by guerilla fighters, the British went to Yorktown on the Chesapeake Bay to regroup and wait for supplies. While there the French blockaded the bay and the Americans came down to block the British on the peninsula. The british were forced to surrender, and after this Battle the war lost popular support in Britain.

          

  5. confederationa body of individually governed states brought together under a national government

          

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