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  1. Declaration of Independence
  2. Sybil Ludington
  3. Benedict Arnold
  4. the olive branch petition
  5. the second continental congress
  1. a 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,
  2. b request sent to king george III to stop the fighting, the Americans hoped the British would see how determined the colonists were after Bunker Hill and would make peace with the colonists
  3. 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.
  4. d rode more than 40 miles to warn Americans of a British Attack
  5. e continental army officer who later became a traitor and worked for the British during the Revolutionary War

5 Multiple Choice Questions

  1. one of 5 African-Americans who fought at the battle of Concord, also fought at Bunker Hill
  2. Virginian, patriot, general, and president. Lived at Mount Vernon. Led the Revolutionary Army in the fight for independence. First President of the United States.
  3. A former slave who wrote poems and plays supporting American independence was the first African American in the colonies to be a published writer
  4. led the continental army in the south
  5. 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

5 True/False Questions

  1. King George IIIking of england at the time of the American Revolution


  2. Hessiansmercenaries(hired soldiers) from Germany who fought for the British during the American Revolution


  3. continental armythe American army during the American Revolution


  4. Guilford CourthouseBritish soldiers who fought against the colonists in the American Revolution; so called because of their bright red uniforms.


  5. Articles of confederationthe first plan of government for the United States. It created a very weak national government. The states had all the power. Each state had only 1 vote. 9/13 had to pass any law, congress could not control trade, make taxes, or have an army


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