5 Written Questions
5 Matching Questions
- Declaration of Independence
- The Battle for Savannah
- Phillis Wheatley
- Thomas Jefferson
- Thomas Gage
- a Savannah was Britian's first target in the south. The British won the battle
- b He was a delegate from Virginia at the Second Continental Congress and wrote the Declaration of Independence. He later served as the third President of the United States.
- c This document was adopted by the Second Continental Congress on July 4, 1776. It established the 13 colonies as independent states, free from rule by Great Britain. Thomas Jefferson wrote the majority of this document.
- d A former slave who wrote poems and plays supporting American independence was the first African American in the colonies to be a published writer
- e british general during the revolution
5 Multiple Choice Questions
- a slave from Virginia who was a spy for General Washington
- american woman who wrote poems and stories supporting the cause of independence. she later wrote the first history of the American REvolution written by a woman.
- after lexington and concord met in Philadelphia, formed an army, made George Washington commander in chief, created money called continentals, sent olive branch petition, declared independence,
- colonists who wanted to stay with Britian and not declare independence
- governor of spanish louisiana, helped the Americans during the revolution by protecting New Orleans from the British and allowed the Americans to use the Mississippi river to ship supplies, once spain declared war on Britian, he helped capture a number of british towns
5 True/False Questions
martha washington → George Washington's wife
Marquis de Lafayette → a french man came to Valley Forge to help the Americans, he spent his own money to buy supplies for the American troops at valley forge the french agreed to help the colonists officially after the battle of saratoga.
continental army → the American army during the American Revolution
Articles of confederation → an attack by british troops that caused great losses for the Americans
Abigail Adams → John Adam's wife, she appealed to her husband to protect the rights of women. a member of the Daughters of Liberty