foreigner in control of NC in the
West whose corruption led to an uprising led by Herman Husband
NC document that declares independence from Britain
Battle of Moore's Creek Bridge
1st major battle in NC of Revolutionary War
NC document that states British law was "null & void" in the colony
Governor of NC who built a palace in capital of New Bern
Law stating that colonist had to house British soldiers
Edenton Tea Party
Women in NC agreed to boycott British tea
Nickname that General Cornwallis gave Charlotte, NC
Northern part of colony sharing border with Virginia owned by a Proprietor
Taxes placed on glass, lead, paint, paper & tea
Westerners of NC who were against English control
took over land in the Granville District without paying quitrents, or land taxes
The event which occured in NC due to unfair representation in government and the placement of the capital in New Bern
The leader of the British army
a patriot leader in Philadelphia who made secret plans to surrender to the British.
George Rogers Clark
The Patriot Leader who led the Over Mountain Men
Lexington and Concord
The first battles of the Revolutionary War
leader of the Continental Army.
characteristics of colonial governments
controlled by the King of England,
government leaders were church leader, Ideas were based on the Bible; certain religions outlawed
when spiritual movements supporting ideas of equality were taught
equality was hoped to be enforced in government
The slave trade to North America
Trade between Britain, Aftrica, and the Americas began to take the shape
The Navigation Acts
required the colonists to trade only with England
British soldiers were present in the colonies
to protect the colonists & collect taxes
The Proclamation Act
denied colonists to live west of the Appalachian Mtns.
Whoever controlled the the Miss. River during the French & Indian War, also controlled the
interior of the North America
would loose control in North America following the French and Indian War
Battle of Alamance
those against British control living in the Backcountry of NC lost to Governor William Tryon.
did not lead to the Revolutionary War
was the main author of the Declaration of Independence
Women, Native Americans, and African Slaves
were not guaranteed the rights of equality and freedom according to the Declaration of Independence
Thousands of African American slaves sign on with the British Army
Because the British pledged freedom to any slave who served in their army
The winter at Valley Forge was a difficult time for the Continental Army
because it was low on supplies
France and Spain
assisted the Patriots with supplies to win the war against Britain
the Treaty of Paris in1783
created the United States
How did the French and Indian War change the balance of power in North America
France lost all of their control. Great Britain would control land East of the Mississippi River and Spain would control lands West of the Mississippi.
List the 1 advantage and 1 disadvantage that the Patriots experienced during the Revolutionary War. (2 answers required)
Familiar Territory, Help from France, Small Navy, Untrained poor soldiers
List 1 advantage and 1 disadvantage of the British during the Revolutionary War. (2 answers required)
Large powerful navy; well-trained, well equipped soldiers; Used Hessians and Had to cross the Atlantic Ocean
What does "no taxation without representation" mean?
No one in Britain taking up for the colonists while the King was making laws concerning them.
Why did the British set their sights on the South? How was the fighting there different from fighting in the North? (2 answers required)
Fighters in the northern colonies were tougher than the British had expected. British were losing so they moved South. In the South, fighting was much more brutal using guerilla warfare leading to the end of the War.
Explain why the 1st battle of the Revolutionary War was called "The Shot Heard Around the World."
Countries around the world watch to see if the colonists could overthrow the most powerful country.
Explain why the patriots would say "Don't Fire until you see the whites of their eyes."
The colonists had fewer weapons.
Explain why the Battle at Guilford Courthouse was called "The Beginning of the the End."
Britain was beginning to lose the war. The war would end soon.
Explain why following the Battle of Yorktown, the "World Turned upside down."
The colonists beat the most powerful country in the world.