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  1. Treaty of Paris 1783
  2. British Southern Strategy
  3. Second Continental Congress
  4. Common Sense
  5. Shay's Rebellion
  1. a The British after the loss at Saratoga decided to head south to conquer the southern colonies. They were successful conquering Savannah and Charleston and then began to head north.
  2. b Officially recognized US independence, gave America all land south of Canda, North of Florida, and east of the Mississippi; other things were negotiated but never happened, including the repayment of debts, the returning of slaves, and the returning of stolen property to the loyalists
  3. c a rebellion of 2000 rebels from Massachusetts who raided a federal arsenal and the national government was unable to put them down. Led people to realize that a new Constitution was necessary and led to the Constitutional Convention.
  4. d the legislative body of the colonies that acted as the uniting government. Before the revoltuon they formed a committee for foreign affairs, formed a Continental Army, write the Olive Branch Petition, and printed paper money
  5. e pamphlet written by Thomas Paine that explains that the colonies needed independence and should form a democratic republic

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. Washington launched a surprise attack on the Hessians stationed across the Delaware. It occurred the day after Christmas and led to an American victory
  2. gave people the right in the northwestern lands to organize their own government and then ask to be admitted as a new state to the union; the most important achievement under the articles of Confederation
  3. a body of individually governed states brought together under a national government
  4. 1777; occurred after the Declaration of Independence was sent to England. King George III launched the largest naval attack in history up to 1942. It was a British victory and caused Washington to retreat to New Jersey
  5. untrained Americans hid in the woods and launched surprise attacks on the British as they progressed northward from Savannah and Charleston weakening the British army

5 True/False questions

  1. Lexington and ConcordFirst battles of the Revolution, where the "shot heard 'round the world" was heard.

          

  2. Reasons for colonial successthe legislative body of the colonies that acted as the uniting government. Before the revoltuon they formed a committee for foreign affairs, formed a Continental Army, write the Olive Branch Petition, and printed paper money

          

  3. problems with first Constitutionthe founders faced a problem writing the first constitution because the citizens feared a strong national government

          

  4. Battle of Yorktown1777; in Burgoyne's route south he was surprised by colonial militia hiding in trees. This was the turning point of the war and an American victory

          

  5. Battle of Saratoga1777; in Burgoyne's route south he was surprised by colonial militia hiding in trees. This was the turning point of the war and an American victory