7 Written Questions
6 Multiple Choice Questions
- A 19-year-old French volunteered to serve in Washington's Army. Believed in the American cause. Gained Washington's trust. He commanded the troops that led the last charge of the Revolutionary War.
- agreement signed by British and American leaders that stated the United States of America was a free and independent country
- An overwhelming victory by American Revolutionary forces under Brigadier General Daniel Morgan, in the Southern campaign of the American Revolutionary War. Considered by many the finest example of the use of linear tactics by American Forces.
- 1781, last major battle of war (fought in VA); with strong support from French naval and military forces, Washington's army forced the surrender of a large British army commanded by General Charles Cornwallis
- cruel; harsh; severe; ironhanded
- British surrender at Yorktown. Last major fighting of the Revolutionary War.
6 True/False Questions
Mary Ludwig Hays →
Woman who became famous for helping replace her husband during the Battle of Monmouth after he was wounded. She is often mistakenly called Mary Pitcher, which was the name usually applied to the job she was doing during the battle.
Battle of Kings Mountain → Battle where American forces reclaimed some momentum in the Revolutionary War. The forces of Scotsman Patrick Ferguson were defeated by a force of irregulars (non-professionals) who were partially motivated by inflammatory comments by Ferguson.
John Paul Jones →
Quaker-born member of Washington's General staff who lost the Battle of Washington Heights, but later led the American forces to victory in the South in 1781.
guerrilla → a member of a loosely organized fighting force that makes surprise attacks on enemy troops occupying his or her country.
siege → the action of an armed force that surrounds a fortified place and isolates it while continuing to attack
Comte De Grasse → French navy commander; sailed French fleet into Chesapeake Bay to prevent British help from a siege on Yorktown.