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5 Matching questions

  1. Treaty of Paris 1783
  2. Reasons for colonial success
  3. confederation
  4. problems with first Constitution
  5. Divide and Conquer
  1. a the founders faced a problem writing the first constitution because the citizens feared a strong national government
  2. b Britain's goal in the New England Colonies after Trenton became to cut off the New England colonies from the other colonies. Burgoyne would lead forces down from Canada and Howe would bring forces north from NYC
  3. c better leadership, foreign aid, knowledge of land, civilian help, motivation: "the cause"
  4. d a body of individually governed states brought together under a national government
  5. e 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

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. Second major battle of the revolutionary war. It was a British victory but an American moral victory because they were able to hold off the oncoming British soldiers for two charges before being defeated
  2. 1777; 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
  3. First constitution of the United States; passed in 1777 by Congress and by all states in 1781
  4. After losing battles in Philadelphia, Americans were forced to Valley Forge where they could keep an eye on the British in Philadelphia. The conditions were bad for the Americans as they were cold, shoeless, and blanketless. This is where Ben Franklin's daughter and Martha Washington came to help the Americans with supplies. Baron von Steuben came and trained the Americans to be more professional military fighters
  5. high casualty rate, $27 million debt, republicanism, free enterprise

5 True/False questions

  1. Turning PointAfter the victory at Saratoga the French decided to ally with the Patriots

          

  2. 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

          

  3. Northwest OrdinanceWashington launched a surprise attack on the Hessians stationed across the Delaware. It occurred the day after Christmas and led to an American victory

          

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

          

  5. Battle of Long Island1777; 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

          

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