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5 Multiple choice questions

  1. General Howe sailed to New York City. Washington rushed from Boston to defend New York, but had no Navy to defend the city. He was outnumbered 5,000 to 25,000 troops.
  2. <Long, hard winter for Washington here 20 miles south of Philadelphia
    <Lacked blankets, coats, shoes, warm tents, $$$-had to depend on local farmers' generosity
    <"Winter of Red Snow"
    <2,500 soldiers died in 6 months
  3. Washington defeats the British at Trenton, NJ on Dec. 26, 1776 in a surprise attack.
  4. Breed's Hill-Dorchester Heights near Boston
    General Gage attacked, but Patriots were prepared. Over 1,000 British lost their lives and 400 Patriots.
  5. General Clinton sailed south to the Carolinas, but his attacks were not yet sucessful. General Burgoyne fled to Canada, to return later with fresh troops/forces.

4 True/False questions

  1. British Plan to Isolate New England, Turning the Tide<Burgoyne left Canada, planning to meet Howe in Hudson River Valley to cut New England off from other colonies
    <Howe went south to attack Philadelphia-never informed Burgoyne
    <General Barry St. Leger never made it as well-cut off by General Benedict Arnold
    <Weakened Burgoyne forced to fight alone
    <Gen. Howe took Philadelphia, settled there for the winter-comfy and happy there, partying Benedict Arnold's wife spent time at those parties

          

  2. Treaty of Alliance<Long, hard winter for Washington here 20 miles south of Philadelphia
    <Lacked blankets, coats, shoes, warm tents, $$$-had to depend on local farmers' generosity
    <"Winter of Red Snow"
    <2,500 soldiers died in 6 months

          

  3. John Paul JonesQuote: "These are the times that try men's souls. The summer soldier and the sunshine patriot will, in this crisis, shrink from the service of their country..."

          

  4. Battle of SaratogaGeneral Howe sailed to New York City. Washington rushed from Boston to defend New York, but had no Navy to defend the city. He was outnumbered 5,000 to 25,000 troops.

          

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