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  1. Common Sense
  2. Battle of Bunker Hill
  3. guerilla warfare
  4. Northwest Ordinance
  5. confederation
  1. a 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
  2. b a body of individually governed states brought together under a national government
  3. c 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
  4. d pamphlet written by Thomas Paine that explains that the colonies needed independence and should form a democratic republic
  5. e 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

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. better leadership, foreign aid, knowledge of land, civilian help, motivation: "the cause"
  2. After progressing northwards and being weakened by guerilla fighters, the British went to Yorktown on the Chesapeake Bay to regroup and wait for supplies. While there the French blockaded the bay and the Americans came down to block the British on the peninsula. The british were forced to surrender, and after this Battle the war lost popular support in Britain.
  3. the founders faced a problem writing the first constitution because the citizens feared a strong national government
  4. First constitution of the United States; passed in 1777 by Congress and by all states in 1781
  5. 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 True/False questions

  1. Divide and ConquerBritain'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

          

  2. Battle of SaratogaAfter progressing northwards and being weakened by guerilla fighters, the British went to Yorktown on the Chesapeake Bay to regroup and wait for supplies. While there the French blockaded the bay and the Americans came down to block the British on the peninsula. The british were forced to surrender, and after this Battle the war lost popular support in Britain.

          

  3. Treaty of Paris 1783Officially 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

          

  4. legacy of warAfter 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. Turning PointAfter the victory at Saratoga the French decided to ally with the Patriots