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  1. George Rogers Clark
  2. Marquis De Lafayette
  3. Thomas Paine
  4. General Howe
  5. Trenton Princeton
  1. a Leader of a small Patriot force that captured British-controlled Fort Vincennes in the Ohio Valley in 1779., secured the Northwest Territory for America
  2. b He replaces General Gage and evacuates Boston to British Canada. Loyalists go with British.
  3. c Washington ambushed Hessians on Christmas night and defeated them. Washington also defeated the British army near Princeton.
    1776, 1777
    two major victories
  4. d brave nobleman from france. he was made a major general before the age of 20. he used his own money for food and supplies for his army. he was very close to george washington
  5. e Patriot and writer whose pamphlet Common Sense, published in 1776, convinced many Americans that it was time to declare independence from Britain.

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. Also known as Hessians. Hired Soldiers
  2. a soldier of the American Revolution who was hanged as a spy by the British, famous quote:, "i only regret that i have but one life to lose for my country"
  3. Treaty Between England and the Colonies , formally ended the American Revolutionary War
  4. Cruel and unjust use of power
  5. he built a strong army during the war. very important man

5 True/False questions

  1. SaratogaA battle that took place in New York where the Continental Army defeated the British. It proved to be the turning point of the war. This battle ultimately had France to openly support the colonies with military forces in addition to the supplies and money already being sent.

          

  2. Thomas JeffersonPatriot and writer whose pamphlet Common Sense, published in 1776, convinced many Americans that it was time to declare independence from Britain.

          

  3. Declaration of Independencethe document recording the proclamation of the Second Continental Congress (4 July 1776) asserting the independence of the colonies from Great Britain

          

  4. Haym SalomonHe was Polish and a Jew. He wanted religious freedom and liberty in his country. He fled Poland when it was invaded by Russia and came to America. He was shy, could speak several languages, and had a reputation for integrity. He spied on the British for the Americans when he was captured by the British. The French also made him a general and their army paymaster. He helped fund the Continental Congress and pay their salaries. When he died in 1785, at the age of 45, he was penniless and had given everything he owned to America.

          

  5. Molly Pitcherheroine of the American Revolution who carried water to soldiers and took over her husband's gun when he was wounded, real name was Mary Ludwig Hays

          

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