5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- Treaty of Paris 1783
- George Washington
- General Cornwallis
- Thomas Jefferson
- a He signed the "delclaration of independance" he wanted to convince the americans to rebel agaisnt the king. He said people shouldnt change their system of government without a good reason.
- b British general who surrendered at yorktown
- c Treaty Between England and the Colonies , formally ended the American Revolutionary War
- d he built a strong army during the war. very important man
- e Cruel and unjust use of power
5 Multiple choice questions
- Leader of a small Patriot force that captured British-controlled Fort Vincennes in the Ohio Valley in 1779., secured the Northwest Territory for America
- 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
- the document recording the proclamation of the Second Continental Congress (4 July 1776) asserting the independence of the colonies from Great Britain
- Still pledge loyalty to King George III but are still asking Britain to respect the rights and liberties of the colonies, repeal oppressive legislation, and British troops out of the colonies; George 3 didn't want anything to do with them and declared all colonies in a state of rebellion
- in 1781 during the American Revolution the British under Cornwallis surrendered after a siege of three weeks by American and French troops
5 True/False questions
Saratoga → A 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.
Guerrillas → small bands of fighters who weaken the enemy with surprise raids and hit-and-run attacks. like pirates
John Dickinson → Pennsylvania lawyer and leading Patriot- wanted to petition against King George III wrote the Olive tree petition
Deborah Sampson → He 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.
Radicals → an alliance of nations joining together to fight a common enemy