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  1. BATTLE of YORKTOWN
  2. VALLEY FORGE 1777-1778
  3. Friedrich von Steuben
  4. Marquis da Lafayette
  5. MERCENARIES
  1. a SOLDIERS who FIGHT for MONEY & NOT OUT of loyalty to any country.
  2. b U.S. DEFEATED BRITISH GENERAL CORNWALLIS at YORKTOWN. British SURRENDERED to END WAR.
  3. c lowest point for U.S.- WASHINGTON'S troops suffered through harsh winter with few supplies
  4. d PRUSSIAN SOLDIER who came to U.S. & trained troops
  5. e FRENCH NOBLEMAN who brought trained soldiers to U.S.- became trusted friend of Washington

5 Multiple Choice Questions

  1. to JOIN, or enlist someone, in an ASSOCIATION with OTHER STATES, ORGANIZATIONS, or PEOPLE FOR A COMMON PURPOSE.
  2. name for colonial soldiers in NEW CONTINENTAL ARMY
  3. U.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.
  4. longest section was the colonists grievences, justification for revolution. Stated how colonists had tried to resolve differences peacefully. Said King was unfit to govern. CONCLUSION= 13 COLONIES DECLARE INDEPENDENCE- approved unanimously July 4, 1776. INDEPENDENCE DAY = July 4th every year since.
  5. 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.

5 True/False Questions

  1. 2nd CONTINENTAL CONGRESS-1775American Colonists army- the Patriots/home team- led by General GEORGE WASHINGTON.

          

  2. CAVALRYTroops on horseback

          

  3. 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.

          

  4. BLOCKADEBlocking ports so no boats can enter or leave

          

  5. The CONTINENTAL ARMYAmerican Colonists army- the Patriots/home team- led by General GEORGE WASHINGTON.

          

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