5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- American Enlistment Issue
- Nathan Hale
- Friedrich von Steuben
- a SOLDIERS who FIGHT for MONEY & NOT OUT of loyalty to any country.
- b to JOIN, or enlist someone, in an ASSOCIATION with OTHER STATES, ORGANIZATIONS, or PEOPLE FOR A COMMON PURPOSE.
- c PRUSSIAN SOLDIER who came to U.S. & trained troops
- d most American soldiers enlisted for only one year. They would leave when they weren't paid or when they had to plant crops or harvest crops at home.
- e U.S. officer caught by British spying- CONDEMNED to DEATH- he said, " I only regret that I have but one life to lose for my country."
5 Multiple choice questions
- POLISH ENGINEER who HELPED U.S. BUILD FORTS & OTHER DEFENSES.
- Blocking ports so no boats can enter or leave
- BRITISH GENERAL who planned to crush WASHINGTON'S ARMY in NEW ENGLAND- instead WAS DEFEATED at SARATOGA
- 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.
- 20% of colonials who remained loyal to Britain.
5 True/False questions
SOVEREIGNTY → The supreme, absolute, & uncontrollable power by which an independent state is governed & from which all specific political powers are derived. The INTENTIONAL INDEPENDENCE OF A STATE, combined with the right & power of regulating its internal affairs without foreign interference. The power of a state to do everything necessary to GOVERN ITSELF such as making, executing & applying laws, imposing & collecting taxes, making war & peace & forming treaties or engaging in commerce with foreign nations.
CONFEDERATION → A UNION OF STATES in which each member state retains some independent control over internal & external affairs. Thus, for international purposes, there are separate states, not just one state. A federation, in contrast, is a union of states in which external affairs are controlled by a unified, central government.
VALLEY FORGE 1777-1778 → lowest point for U.S.- WASHINGTON'S troops suffered through harsh winter with few supplies
Marquis da Lafayette → FRENCH NOBLEMAN who brought trained soldiers to U.S.- became trusted friend of Washington
CONTINENTALS → name for colonial soldiers in NEW CONTINENTAL ARMY