Blocker's American Revolution

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Minutemen

The town of Concord created a specail unit of men called__________, who were trained and ready to fight at a moment's notice.

May; Rights and Grievence; George Washington

The second continental congress met in __________ the month after Lexington and Concord with 13 colonies represented and drafted a list of______________against the king, BUT the single most important action of the selection_______________ to head a Continental army.

Bunker Hill; Gun Powder

Between April 1775 and July 1776 a series of conflicts erupted between British troops and local militias. In June of 1775 colonists seized a position in Boston, known as ______________. The Patriots repelled two British attaks before running out of____________ and retreating form their position overlooking the city

Hessians

One of the biggest shocks of the colonist was George III's arragnements to hire thousands of German merenaries called ______________to fight in the colonies.

Thomas Paine; John Locke; Popular Sovierty; Rebel

Even with mercenaries, refusals to acknowledge continental grievance and battles between militia and British regulars, the colonists vacillate between loyaly and regret. THe jolt to the colonists came with the January 1776 publication by __________ taht branded the wishy-washiness of the colonist as a contrary to

Richard Lee Henry; Thomas Jefferson

In June, 1776 Virginian _________ presented a motion to the Congress that the

Explain to the rest of the world why the colonies had revolted

One Purposes of the Declaration of Independence was to

comes form the people themselves

In a republic, power

blame the colonies' problems on the British Parliament

The declartion of Independence did all of the following except

Yes

He has approved of the laws for imposing taxes on us without our consent

Yes

He has kept amont us, in times of peace, without the consent of our legislatures.

No

He has imprisoned Samuel Adams and John Hancock without a trail by jury.

Yes

He has approved of laws for transporitng us beyond seas, to be tried for pretended offenses.

Tories

The American Revolution was not only a war between the Americans and the British, but also a civil war between the Patriots and the Loyalists or__________, after the British politicla party they supported.

Some fled to England; Some re-established themselves in American; Some had their property confiscated; Some were exiled

Which of the following fates befell Loyalists after the Revolutionary War

New England

Loyalist were least numerous in

Keep Patriot soldiers at home to protect their families

To help the British, colonail Loyalists did all of the following except

Attrition, alliance with France, and Guerilla Tactics

What were the 3 colonial military strategies?

Government had no power to tax

Why did George Washington have a difficult time feeding and clothing his continental army?

defeating the Hessians at Trenton and the British at Princeton

In late 1776 and early 1777, George Washington helped restore confidence in America's by

Isolate New England

The basic strategy of the British in 1777 was to try to

passed a bill that offered Amerricans home rule

After the humiliating defeat at Saratoga in 1777, the British Parliament

brought the colonist much-needed aid and a formal alliance with France

The battle of Sartoga was a key victory for the Americans becuase it

thought the colonists' chance of winning slim before the victory

France waited to give open assistacne to America until after the victory at Saratoga because the French

it wanted revenge against Britian

France came to America's aid in the Revolution because

gain access to large sums of money; double the size of the fighting forces; avail themselves of French naval strength; gain immense amounts of equipment

When the alliance with Frace was formalized, the Americans were able to

Rochambeau

The commander of French troops in America, who travled alongside Washington's Troops were

Greatly aided America's struggle for indepednece; was motivated by what the Frech considered to be their own national interests; forced the British to change their military strategy in America; Helped them protect their own West Indies islands

French aid to the colonies

Charleston

The colonists suffered their heaviest losses of the Revoltuionary War at the Battle of

George Rodgers Clark (A)

Commanded Patriot troops in the west (3)

Nathanael Greene (B)

Commanded Patriot troops in the South (2)

John Paul Jones (C)

Commanded Patriot naval forces (4)

the believed that a Britsih victory would restrain American expansion into the west

Some indian nations joined the British during the Revolutionary War because

Yorktown

On October 19, 1781, approximately 8,000 British troops marched out of ______________ and laid down their weapons, ending the last battle of the year.

Spain; Holland; De Grasse

While the colonials deserved credit for having kept the war going until 1778, they did not achieve independence without help form their alliance with France, _______________ and _______________. The great aid at sea came from the French navy, under the leadership of ________________.

THe war ended within a month

After the British defeat at Yorktown

Consult with the colonies' French allies and make no separate peace arrangemetns with the Britsih

American diplomats to the peace negotitaions in Paris in 1782-1783 were insturcted by the 2nd Continental Congress to

John Adams, Benjamin Franklin and John Jay

The 3 peace negotiatiors were

Were trying to presuade America to abandon its alliance with France

Britain gave America generous terms in the Treaty of Paris because British leaders

Great Britian returns to New York ot the Dutch

Which of the following was not a provision of the Treaty of Paris as shown on the chart?

Control over Florida

WHen did Spain get as a result of its involvement in the Revoltionary War

America broke the assuracnes regarding treatment of the Loyalists

Regarding the provisions of the 1783 Treaty of Paris, which formally ended the Revolution

Lord North

Prime Minister of England during the American Revolution

George Rodgers Clark

Continental commander who coordinated the western frontier battles

Marquis de Lafayette

French noble and military officer who was an aide to washington

Nathan Hale

I only regret that I have but one life to lose for my country.

Baron von Steuben

Military Strategist from Prussia who trained troops at Valley Forge

Culper Spy Ring

A well-oiled network that was responsible for passing along valuable info

Robert Morris

the financier of the Revolution

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