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Advanced American History: Chapter 6
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What is a nickname for the Loyalists?
Why did the Loyalists support Britain?
Many depended on jobs off the British. Members of the Anglican Church. Feared what a new government would bring. Did not understand the war.
The Patriots, Americans, overcame many obstacles when battling with the British. What were some?
Britain had a larger population and larger and better army. Not all Americans were patriots. America did not have a stable milita.
Britain promised freedom to whom if they became Loyalists?
What women enlisted herself disguised as a boy?
Deborah Sampson of Massachusetts
The influential writer, Thomas Paine, later wrote what pamphlet?
The American Crisis
Because of needing more soldiers African Americans were enrolled for the army. At the end of the war, all states had African Americans except which state?
Which state had an all-African American regiment? In what year?
Rhode Island in 1778
When did the British lose the Battle of Saratoga and handed over their weapons?
October 17th, 1777
When did the French and Americans agree to alliance?
What did the French give to Americas troops to fight the British?
Money, equipment, and troops
Where was the hardest winter spent with Washington and his troops?
Valley Forge, Pennsylvania
Who settled in Pennsylvania and postponed their move to Albany?
British General William Howe
Which French noblemen helped Washington's troop at Valley Forge?
Marquis de Lafayette
Which German turned the Continental Army into a more efficient fighting force?
Friedrich von Stueben
To pay for the expensive war, Congress printed millions of paper money to pay for supplies and troops. What did this lead to?
What women wrote an essay arguing girls deserve as much education as boys?
Judith Sargeant Murray
Who usually spied on the Patriots for the British and faced hard times because of the Patriots?
Who and when did he and 175 troops took the British post Kaskaskia and captured the town Vincennes?
George Rodgers Clark in July 1778
Who was the most successful and known guerilla leader in eastern South Carolina, also known as "Swamp Fox"?
In March 1781 the Continental Leader Nathaniel Greene met who at Guilford Courthouse? and what did that person do for North Carolina?
General Cornwallis abandoned the campaign to take North Carolina.
John Paul Jones battled what British warship for 3 hours before the ships crew surrendered?
What was the worst defeat for America?
Charles Town, South Carolina in 1780
The Patriots were victorious where in September 1780?
Kings Mountain because they made the British retreat.
Washington planned a secretive takeover at Yorktown, Virginia over commander Cornwallis. The plan worked. why?
The British could not escape because of Grasse's troops blocked them.
Who was the French commander for the fleets?
October 11th the French and Americans bombared the British and won where and on which day?
Yorktown on October 19th
When was the final Treaty of Paris signed? When Britain realize United States was an independent nation.
September 3rd, 1783
General Anthony Wayne was a Patriot commander where?
Who also aided the Patriots by attacking the British along the gulf of Mexico and Mississippi Valley?
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