5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- Phillis Wheatley
- Bernardo de Galvez
- deborah sampson
- Mary Ludwig Hays McCauley
- a A former slave who wrote poems and plays supporting American independence was the first African American in the colonies to be a published writer
- b was called Molly Pitcher because she carried fresh water to the soldiers, when her husband was injured she took his place loading the cannons
- c 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
- d pretended to be a man and dressed in men's clothes so that she could fight in the American Revolition
- e colonists who supported the cause of independence
5 Multiple choice questions
- german soldier who came to Valley Forge, he was a well trained soldier and helped better train the Americans
- the American army during the American Revolution
- one of 5 African-Americans who fought at the battle of Concord, also fought at Bunker Hill
- 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.
- American patriot, writer, printer, and inventor. During the Revolutionary War he persuaded the French to help the colonists.
5 True/False questions
Nathanael Greene → 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."
Thomas Jefferson → 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.
Valley Forge → 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
the olive branch petition → Virginian, patriot, general, and president. Lived at Mount Vernon. Led the Revolutionary Army in the fight for independence. First President of the United States.
loyalists → colonists who wanted to stay with Britian and not declare independence