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  1. Common Sense
  2. problems with first Constitution
  3. Turning Point
  4. Shay's Rebellion
  5. Second Continental Congress
  1. a pamphlet written by Thomas Paine that explains that the colonies needed independence and should form a democratic republic
  2. b After the victory at Saratoga the French decided to ally with the Patriots
  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 the founders faced a problem writing the first constitution because the citizens feared a strong national government

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. First constitution of the United States; passed in 1777 by Congress and by all states in 1781
  2. 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
  3. high casualty rate, $27 million debt, republicanism, free enterprise
  4. 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
  5. 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.

5 True/False questions

  1. national government under the articles of ConfederationFirst constitution of the United States; passed in 1777 by Congress and by all states in 1781

          

  2. confederationa body of individually governed states brought together under a national government

          

  3. 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

          

  4. Valley Forgehigh casualty rate, $27 million debt, republicanism, free enterprise

          

  5. Battle of TrentonAfter 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.

          

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