5 Written Questions
5 Matching Questions
- George Rogers Clark
- Molly Pitcher
- John Paul Jones
- 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
- b in 1781 during the American Revolution the British under Cornwallis surrendered after a siege of three weeks by American and French troops
- c Also known as Hessians. Hired Soldiers
- d 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
- e 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
5 Multiple Choice Questions
- 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.
- 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.
- Patriot and writer whose pamphlet Common Sense, published in 1776, convinced many Americans that it was time to declare independence from Britain.
- Pennsylvania lawyer and leading Patriot- wanted to petition against King George III wrote the Olive tree petition
- Washington ambushed Hessians on Christmas night and defeated them. Washington also defeated the British army near Princeton.
two major victories
5 True/False Questions
Nathan Hale → Those who favor extreme change
Allies → Those who favor extreme change
Deborah Sampson → Patriot who disguised herself as a man and served in the Continental Army.
Olive Branch Petition → 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
Guerrillas → believed the relationship with Britain could be repaired