← Social Studies Test
5 Written Questions
5 Multiple Choice Questions
- a person who betrays his/her country.
- published in 1776, an essay by Thomas Paine that urged the colonies to declare independence.
- troops for hire.
- a 1776 document stating that the 13 English colonies were a free and independent nation.
5 True/False Questions
Battle of Trenton → a 1776 battle in NJ in which George Washington's troops captured a Hessian encampment in a surprise attack.
Battle of Bunker Hill → in 1777, the first major American victory in the Revolution, which ended the British threat to New England.
patriot → colonist who favored war against Britian.
Battle of Long Island → a 1776 battle in NY in which more than 1,400 Americans were killed, wounded, or captured.
Green Mountain Boys → Vermont colonial militia led by Ethan Allen, which made a surprise attack on Fort Ticonderoga, giving americans control of the key route into Canada.