5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- George Rogers Clark
- Thomas Jefferson
- Olive Branch Petition
- General Cornwallis
- a Also known as Hessians. Hired Soldiers
- b 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
- c 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.
- d British general who surrendered at yorktown
- e Leader of a small Patriot force that captured British-controlled Fort Vincennes in the Ohio Valley in 1779., secured the Northwest Territory for America
5 Multiple choice questions
- small bands of fighters who weaken the enemy with surprise raids and hit-and-run attacks. like pirates
- he built a strong army during the war. very important man
- Washington ambushed Hessians on Christmas night and defeated them. Washington also defeated the British army near Princeton.
two major victories
- 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.
- an alliance of nations joining together to fight a common enemy
5 True/False questions
Tyranny → 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.
John Paul Jones → He replaces General Gage and evacuates Boston to British Canada. Loyalists go with British.
Molly Pitcher → an alliance of nations joining together to fight a common enemy
General Howe → British general who surrendered at yorktown
Treaty of Paris 1783 → Washington ambushed Hessians on Christmas night and defeated them. Washington also defeated the British army near Princeton.
two major victories