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Sermons Revolution 4

set #4 of Vocabulary on the American Revolution
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Continental
Nickname for new American Money
Olive Branch Petition
Plea to King George to Overrule Parliament and Restore Peace
Loyalists
Those who sided with Britain called this
Patriots
Those who sided with Americans called this
Howe
Last Name of Brothers/British Army and Navy Commanders in 1776
Hessians
German Mercenaries Who fought for the British
Valley Forge
Horrible Winter Quarters for Americans in 1777
Baron Von Steuben
Prussian Nobleman who trained Continental Army
George Rogers Clark
Defeated British and Native Allies in Old Northwest
Abigail Adams
Famous Patriot Woman/Wrote Letters to Husband
Mercy Otis Warren
Woman Playwright and Journalist from Massachusetts
Common Sense
Pamphlet written to Support Declaration of Independence
Thomas Paine
Wrote about "Sunshine Patriots" in The American Crisis
Ally
A Country that fights on your side in a war is called this
Repeal
To withdrawal or Cancel a law or government act
George Washington
"Father of His Country"/ Victorious American Commander
Concord Hymn
Poem Written to Commemorate 1st action of the Revolution
Skirmish
Small Battle Short in duration and small in Numbers
Parliament
Primary Law making Body in Britain
Monopoly
Having Total Control over the pricing and selling of an item by one company
"Give me Liberty or Give me Death"
Famous Stamp Act speech/ Patrick Henry said this in 1765
Delegates
Name for elected representatives to the Continental Congress
King's Mountain
South Carolina Battle 1780/ Defeats 1/3rd Cornwallis' army in 65 Minutes
Salutary Neglect
One of the Key Cause of the Revolution/ Britain doesn't enforce early taxes
Florida
Colony received by Britain at End of 7 Years War in Treaty of Paris
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