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  1. Divide and Conquer
  2. Articles of Confederation
  3. Common Sense
  4. Battle of Saratoga
  5. guerilla warfare
  1. a First constitution of the United States; passed in 1777 by Congress and by all states in 1781
  2. b 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
  3. c untrained Americans hid in the woods and launched surprise attacks on the British as they progressed northward from Savannah and Charleston weakening the British army
  4. d pamphlet written by Thomas Paine that explains that the colonies needed independence and should form a democratic republic
  5. e Britain's goal in the New England Colonies after Trenton became to cut off the New England colonies from the other colonies. Burgoyne would lead forces down from Canada and Howe would bring forces north from NYC

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. After the victory at Saratoga the French decided to ally with the Patriots
  2. the founders faced a problem writing the first constitution because the citizens feared a strong national government
  3. 1777; occurred after the Declaration of Independence was sent to England. King George III launched the largest naval attack in history up to 1942. It was a British victory and caused Washington to retreat to New Jersey
  4. Washington launched a surprise attack on the Hessians stationed across the Delaware. It occurred the day after Christmas and led to an American victory
  5. high casualty rate, $27 million debt, republicanism, free enterprise

5 True/False questions

  1. Northwest Ordinancegave people the right in the northwestern lands to organize their own government and then ask to be admitted as a new state to the union; the most important achievement under the articles of Confederation


  2. British Southern StrategyThe 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.


  3. Second Continental Congressbetter leadership, foreign aid, knowledge of land, civilian help, motivation: "the cause"


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


  5. Treaty of Paris 1783Officially 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


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