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  1. Articles of Confederation
  2. Turning Point
  3. Battle of Long Island
  4. confederation
  5. Battle of Saratoga
  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 After the victory at Saratoga the French decided to ally with the Patriots
  4. d 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
  5. e a body of individually governed states brought together under a national government

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. 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
  2. high casualty rate, $27 million debt, republicanism, free enterprise
  3. gave 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
  4. 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
  5. a rebellion of 2000 rebels from Massachusetts who raided a federal arsenal and the national government was unable to put them down. Led people to realize that a new Constitution was necessary and led to the Constitutional Convention.

5 True/False questions

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

          

  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. Treaty of Paris 1783high casualty rate, $27 million debt, republicanism, free enterprise

          

  4. Valley Forgehigh casualty rate, $27 million debt, republicanism, free enterprise

          

  5. problems with first Constitutionthe founders faced a problem writing the first constitution because the citizens feared a strong national government

          

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