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5 Matching questions

  1. advantages of the british
  2. stamp act congress
  3. common sense
  4. turning point of the war
  5. Battle of Saratoga
  1. a written by Thomas Paine; a phamplet that urged the colonists to fight for their independance
  2. b Horatio Gates and Benedict Arnold capture John Burgoyne and 9,500 British; Because of the battle the French noticed the Americans were willing to fight and decided to join with the Americans; if it wasn't for the French, the British may have won the war.
  3. c on christmas night 1776, Washington slipped across the Delaware River at Trenton (NJ) with 2,400 men and surprised the drunken Hessians, killing or capturing over a thousand of them with only six deaths.
  4. d had the strongest navy in the world, had "manpower?" and had professional armies and mercenaries
  5. e decides that england has the right to regulate colonies but could not have taxes for revenues. Form of legal opposition.

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. form of extra legal opposition, organized mobbing to intimidate stamp agents and encourage them to resign, and adoption of non-importation agreements of English goods. In charge of the boston tea party and were the colonists rebeling against British.
  2. colonies could no longer issue their own paper currency; whatever was in circulation was worthless
  3. assumed the role as Revolutionary government, the massachusetts militia that surrounded british held boston was adopted as the continental army. Fredrick von steuben taught them to fight. they were "regular people" all fredrick did was train them. Washington was the head of the continental army. To declare independance.
  4. required colonists to provide provisions and barracks or submit to the use of inns and vacant buildings for British soilders
  5. american printer, author, philosopher, and scientist

5 True/False questions

  1. stamp actduty free import of tea from East India Company. 17 million pounds of unsold tea in warehouses in England. Parliament was corrupted by the people they were doing favors for. colonists opposed this act because it gave agents of the East India Tea Company a virtual monopoly on tea trade.

          

  2. justice actofficials and British soldiers could not be tried in colonies- only in england and canada

          

  3. battle of bunker hillit was the 1st major fight of the war, americans were laying to siege to Boston from high ground of Charlestown; took place at Breed's hill. Americans were at the top of the hill; muskets used were not accurate but could cause a lot of damage; they had to see the whites of eyes of enemies to shoot. Protest turned into fighting; bloodiest battle of the war.

          

  4. townshend actsduty free import of tea from East India Company. 17 million pounds of unsold tea in warehouses in England. Parliament was corrupted by the people they were doing favors for. colonists opposed this act because it gave agents of the East India Tea Company a virtual monopoly on tea trade.

          

  5. new quartering actrequired colonists to provide provisions and barracks or submit to the use of inns and vacant buildings for British soilders

          

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