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5 Matching questions

  1. Molly Pitcher
  2. Radicals
  3. Declaration of Independence
  4. George Washington
  5. Haym Salomon
  1. a Those who favor extreme change
  2. b 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.
  3. c heroine 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
  4. d he built a strong army during the war. very important man
  5. e the document recording the proclamation of the Second Continental Congress (4 July 1776) asserting the independence of the colonies from Great Britain

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. Pennsylvania lawyer and leading Patriot- wanted to petition against King George III wrote the Olive tree petition
  2. 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.
  3. American naval commander in the American Revolution (1747-1792) who said the famous lines " I have not yet begun to fight" when his ship was sinking but was able to defeat the British
  4. 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
  5. a general and progressive increase in prices

5 True/False questions

  1. Alliesan alliance of nations joining together to fight a common enemy


  2. Mercenariesbelieved the relationship with Britain could be repaired


  3. George Rogers Clarkhe built a strong army during the war. very important man


  4. Guerrillassmall bands of fighters who weaken the enemy with surprise raids and hit-and-run attacks. like pirates


  5. ModeratesAlso known as Hessians. Hired Soldiers


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