5 Written Questions
5 Matching Questions
- Valley Forge
- Abigail Adams
- James Armistead
- Mary Ludwig Hays McCauley
- Declaration of Independence
- a was called Molly Pitcher because she carried fresh water to the soldiers, when her husband was injured she took his place loading the cannons
- b a slave from Virginia who was a spy for General Washington
- c John Adam's wife, she appealed to her husband to protect the rights of women. a member of the Daughters of Liberty
- d a winter camp used by the continental army during the winter of 1777, because of the Articles of Confederation congress did not have the money to send supplies for the army, conditions were very harsh, there was not enough food, clothing, and shoes
- e 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.
5 Multiple Choice Questions
- led the continental army in the south
- 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
- British soldiers who fought against the colonists in the American Revolution; so called because of their bright red uniforms.
- an attack by british troops that caused great losses for the Americans
- the American army during the American Revolution
5 True/False Questions
Friedrich Wilhelm von Steuben → A former slave who wrote poems and plays supporting American independence was the first African American in the colonies to be a published writer
Nathan Hale → a teacher who was an American spy during the revolution, was captured and hanged by the British, said "I regret that I have but 1 life to lose for my country."
loyalists → colonists who wanted to stay with Britian and not declare independence
common sense → A pamphlet written by Thomas Paine in 1776 to convince the colonists that it was time to become independent.
King George III → king of england at the time of the American Revolution