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Which general was encouraged by the patriot effort at the Battle of Bunker Hill? (General ______ __________)
Siege of Boston
At the _______ __ ______, Dorchester Heights was a good military strategy, because it overlooked the British.
Ethan Allen, Benedict Arnold
Along with Henry Knox, which two men helped take cannons to Fort Ticonderoga during the Siege of Boston? (_______ _________, _________ ____________) alphabetical by last name
A reason why Loyalists opposed the DOI: They will lose _____ and _____ if the royal authority ends.
A reason why Loyalists opposed the DOI: loyalty to the king is as important as dedication to one's _______
Which side had these advantanges? a) highly trained, well supplied and accustomed to strict military discipline b) one of the world's most reliable fighting forces c)professional d)most powerful navy in the world e)have confidence
Which side had these advantages: a)fought on familiar ground (home turf) b) motivated by revolutionary zeal c)many soldiers in Continental army served in units recruited from the home colonies, with men they knew
Which side had the disadvantage of not being acquainted with the surprise attack strategies from their opponent?
Cayuga, Onondega, Mohawk, Seneca
The tribes of the Iroquois League that allied with the British (COMS)
What was Deborah Sampson Gannet known as when she disguised herself as a man in the war?
At the Battle of Trenton, who strikes back after their previous loss at New York? (_____________)
While 918 were taken prisoner and 120 were killed/wounded of the 1,400 Hessian soldiers at Trenton, how many Americans were wounded? (because nobody died)
The Philadelphia Campaign
What served at the British counterattack after their loss at the Battle of Trenton?
As Howe made entered Philadelphia, who fled from Philadelphia to Lancaster and then to York, Pennsylvania?
Where did the majority of Howe's troops and Howe go to during the Battle of Brandywine?
By the end of the Philadelphia campaign, Washington's troop size decreased from 15,000 to __________ men.
Battle of Germantown
The battle similar to the Battle of Trenton because it dealt with the element of surprise. (The _____ __ ________)
What were the American soldiers primarily wasting when they continued to attack the unrelenting Chew House and Cliveden House during the Battle of Germantown?
November 2 - December 11
How long was the Continental Army situated at Fort Washington (Whitemarsh)? (from what date to what date)
This hill was the western end of the Continental troop positions and was the site of the fort.
The Pennsylvania Militia, under the command of generals Armstrong, Cadwalader and Irvine, held positions along this ridge.
Built in 1801, this building lies just north of Fort Hill and is also known as the Sandy Run Tavern
iron forges and foundries
What non-human thing was George Washington trying to protect when he left for Valley Forge after the Battle of Germantown?
Burgoyne, St. Leger
The two men of Howe's Northern Campaign who were to attak South from Canada (their last names, alphabetical)
This man's desperation and mistakes mobilizes public support to fight for the Americans. (last name)
While General Howe was advancing towards Philadelphia, British General ___last name____ was on the move to northern New York
Burgoyne and his men cross the Hudson River, where Patriot forces attack under General Horatio Gates in this battle. (Battle of ___________)
The country that supplies troops, money, and a navy to the Americans during the Battle of Saratoga
Frierich von Steuben
The Prussian man who was the drill sergent and was instilled strictness and military strictness at Valley Forge
This man's secret to winning the war was "sheer determination of Americans to fight at all costs" (last name)
The British navy blockaded American ports, which created economic distress by thwarting __________.
Washington's army and American civilians could not get financial aid from the Continental Congress because it had no real _________.
Monmouth, new Jersey
When the British abandoned Philadelphia and moved north to reinfoce New York defenses, where did they go? (City, State)
Ohio River Valley
The success at the Battle of Monmouth strengthened the Patriot's claim to the ____ __________ __________.
Admiral Francois De Grasse
The man who sailed north from the West Indies to the Chespeake to cut off British communication during the Battle of Yorktown (full title/name)
The French naval comander in the West Indies and joined his troops with British troops at Yorktown (last name)
By capturing the port of Savannah (and Charleston), the British planned to hurt the American _____
When the French and American troops tried to recapture the city of Savannah, did they fail with casualties?
The British general that was particularly happy with his victory at the Siege of CHarleston because he had had a previous attempt (General ___________)
Siege of Charleston
It was three months of bombardment and is known as the single greatest American defeat in the entire war.
The victor at the Battle of Saratoga is made the new commander of the Continental Army at the Battle of Camden (first and last name)
The man who replaces Gates at the Battle of Camden after the American loss. (first and last name)
One word describing the American side who had more men at the Battle of Camden, but still lost in the end.
The only large scale engagement of all American participants, except Colonel Patrick Ferguson (who leads the loyalists. (Battle of ___ __________)
The Battle of _____ _______ is the first real British set back of the Southern campaign.
The British defeat at the Battle of Cowpens profoundly quiets _________________ activity in the Carolinas.
Who was outnumbered in men at the Battle of Guilford Court House? (Greene or Cornwallis)?
Cornwallis lost almost ________ men (over one-fouth of his original force) at the Battle of Guilford Court House
At the Battle of Eutaw Springs, the British realize they cannot hold onto places like Euraw Springs (near Charleston) because they do not have ___________.
Cornwallis believes that to conquer the Carolinas, he must first conquer_____________. (which state)
George Washington abandoned his plan against the British in New York when he heard a French fleet was nearing ________________ _______ (which will prevent reinforcements from going to Cornwallis)
On October 17th, Cornwallis negotiates with Washington (at the end of the Siege of Yorktown) and two days later, _____(Cornwallis or Washington)_______ and his army surrender.
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