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  1. American Enlistment Issue
  2. ALLY
  3. MERCENARIES
  4. Nathan Hale
  5. Friedrich von Steuben
  1. a SOLDIERS who FIGHT for MONEY & NOT OUT of loyalty to any country.
  2. b to JOIN, or enlist someone, in an ASSOCIATION with OTHER STATES, ORGANIZATIONS, or PEOPLE FOR A COMMON PURPOSE.
  3. c PRUSSIAN SOLDIER who came to U.S. & trained troops
  4. 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.
  5. 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

  1. POLISH ENGINEER who HELPED U.S. BUILD FORTS & OTHER DEFENSES.
  2. Blocking ports so no boats can enter or leave
  3. BRITISH GENERAL who planned to crush WASHINGTON'S ARMY in NEW ENGLAND- instead WAS DEFEATED at SARATOGA
  4. 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. 20% of colonials who remained loyal to Britain.

5 True/False questions

  1. SOVEREIGNTYThe 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.

          

  2. CONFEDERATIONA 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.

          

  3. VALLEY FORGE 1777-1778lowest point for U.S.- WASHINGTON'S troops suffered through harsh winter with few supplies

          

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

          

  5. CONTINENTALSname for colonial soldiers in NEW CONTINENTAL ARMY

          

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