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5 Matching questions

  1. national government under the articles of Confederation
  2. confederation
  3. Shay's Rebellion
  4. problems with first Constitution
  5. Battle of Trenton
  1. a a body of individually governed states brought together under a national government
  2. b 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.
  3. c 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. d the founders faced a problem writing the first constitution because the citizens feared a strong national government
  5. e The government was weak under the Articles and only included a legislative branch

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. 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
  2. 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
  3. After the victory at Saratoga the French decided to ally with the Patriots
  4. First battles of the Revolution, where the "shot heard 'round the world" was heard.
  5. better leadership, foreign aid, knowledge of land, civilian help, motivation: "the cause"

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. Divide and ConquerBritain'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

          

  3. British Southern Strategy1777; 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

          

  4. Battle of Yorktown1777; 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. Valley Forgepamphlet written by Thomas Paine that explains that the colonies needed independence and should form a democratic republic

          

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