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5 Matching questions

  1. BATTLE of SARATOGA
  2. Thomas Paine (1737 - 1809)
  3. TREATY of PARIS
  4. CONTINENTALS
  5. BLOCKADE
  1. a name for colonial soldiers in NEW CONTINENTAL ARMY
  2. b Blocking ports so no boats can enter or leave
  3. c British RECOGNIZED U.S. as INDEPENDENT NATION. Set U.S. borders from Atlantis to Mississippi River-southern border ended at Florida which was returned to Spain. Ended 8 years of warfare.
  4. d Wrote "COMMON SENSE". Patriot who changed public opinion with his pamphlet "Common Sense"- portrayed king George lll as a bully & claimed America's right to self rule.
  5. e British GENERAL BURGOYNE'S forces DEFEATED at SARATOGA & he surrendered his whole army. Boosted U.S. spirits & U.S. VICTORY CONVINCED FRENCH TO SUPPORT U.S. French signed treaty with us & agreed to provide military aid- SPAIN & NETHERLANDS DID ALSO.

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. 1737-1793. Patriot leader along with Samuel Adams of the SONS of LIBERTY. President of the second Continental Congress; first person to sign the Declaration of Independence.
  2. POLISH ENGINEER who HELPED U.S. BUILD FORTS & OTHER DEFENSES.
  3. BRITISH GENERAL who planned to crush WASHINGTON'S ARMY in NEW ENGLAND- instead WAS DEFEATED at SARATOGA
  4. 1) British soldiers experienced, professional soldiers 2) best trained, most experienced officers & newest weapons. 3)British hired MERCENARIES from other countries. 4) HESSIANS=mercenaries from the Hesse region of Germany. 5) Resupply issue 3,000 miles from Britain, supplies & communication took months 6)Advantage in numbers= 50,000 Brits to 10,000 colonists
  5. PHILADELPHIA MAY 1775- Attendees= John Hancock, Samuel Adams, John Adams, George Washington, Patrick Henry & others. Issued OLIVE BRANCH PETITION. Authorized & approved the DECLARATION of INDEPENDENCE.

5 True/False questions

  1. SOVEREIGNTYTroops on horseback

          

  2. BATTLE OF LEXINGTON & CONCORD- 1775British General HOWE led 34,000 troops & 10,000 sailors VS. WASHINGTON'S 20,000 poorly trained troops & no navy. Colonists lost & retreated to Manhattan.

          

  3. Marquis da LafayetteFRENCH NOBLEMAN who brought trained soldiers to U.S.- became trusted friend of Washington

          

  4. Friedrich von SteubenPRUSSIAN SOLDIER who came to U.S. & trained troops

          

  5. BATTLE of TRENTONU.S. SURPRISE ATTACK on TRENTON- started with a Christmas night crossing of the DELAWARE RIVER (famous painting of this) surprised Hessians guarding Trenton & took most prisoner. WASHINGTON fooled Brits by fake campfires while U.S. troops snuck out to attack Princeton. VICTORY gave U.S. hope.

          

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