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5 Multiple choice questions

  1. France signed this to say they'd be allies with the Americans and aid them with money and troops.
  2. Quote: "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..."
  3. Washington defeats the British at Trenton, NJ on Dec. 26, 1776 in a surprise attack.
  4. British wait in Boston for more troops and supplies. General Washington arrives in Boston to take over the command of Patriot troops. Benedict Arnold and Ethan Allen (Green Mountain Boys) had taken Vermont and Fort Ticonderoga in New York. Now they returned with cannons all aimed at Boston. The Loyalists and British sailed from Boston without confrontation.
  5. privately owned ships that had permission to sail through blockade and attack British
    Americans had less than 50 of these currently

4 True/False questions

  1. Fighting breaks out on Bunker HillBreed's Hill-Dorchester Heights near Boston
    General Gage attacked, but Patriots were prepared. Over 1,000 British lost their lives and 400 Patriots.

          

  2. Valley Forge<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. Spying on the EnemyBritish wait in Boston for more troops and supplies. General Washington arrives in Boston to take over the command of Patriot troops. Benedict Arnold and Ethan Allen (Green Mountain Boys) had taken Vermont and Fort Ticonderoga in New York. Now they returned with cannons all aimed at Boston. The Loyalists and British sailed from Boston without confrontation.

          

  4. 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

          

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