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  1. DECLARATION OF INDEPENDENCE
  2. 2nd CONTINENTAL CONGRESS-1775
  3. American Enlistment Issue
  4. Thaddeus Kosciusko
  5. BUNKER HILL- June 17, 1775, BOSTON
  1. a Thomas Jefferson (at 33 years old) primary writer. He wrote every evening for 17 days. Introduction states why the Declaration was needed. Main ideas about government= We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights, that among these are Life, Liberty and the pursuit of Happiness.
  2. b First & fierce battle. Colonists drove British back twice before running out of bullets. 14,500 soldiers had no uniforms, flintlock muskets or no guns at all. Some had experience fighting in the French & Indian War, many had no experience fighting at all.
  3. c PHILADELPHIA MAY 1775- Attendees= John Hancock, Samuel Adams, John Adams, George Washington, Patrick Henry & others. Issued OLIVE BRANCH PETITION. Authorized & approved the DECLARATION of INDEPENDENCE.
  4. d POLISH ENGINEER who HELPED U.S. BUILD FORTS & OTHER DEFENSES.
  5. e most American soldiers enlisted for only one year. They would leave when they weren't paid or when they had to plant crops or harvest crops at home.

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. The supreme, absolute, & uncontrollable power by which an independent state is governed & from which all specific political powers are derived. The INTENTIONAL INDEPENDENCE OF A STATE, combined with the right & power of regulating its internal affairs without foreign interference. The power of a state to do everything necessary to GOVERN ITSELF such as making, executing & applying laws, imposing & collecting taxes, making war & peace & forming treaties or engaging in commerce with foreign nations.
  2. FRENCH NOBLEMAN who brought trained soldiers to U.S.- became trusted friend of Washington
  3. British GENERAL BURGOYNE'S forces DEFEATED at SARATOGA & he surrendered his whole army. Boosted U.S. spirits & U.S. VICTORY CONVINCED FRENCH TO SUPPORT U.S. French signed treaty with us & agreed to provide military aid- SPAIN & NETHERLANDS DID ALSO.
  4. 20% of colonials who remained loyal to Britain.
  5. name for colonial soldiers in NEW CONTINENTAL ARMY

5 True/False questions

  1. ARTICLES of CONFEDERATIONA UNION OF STATES in which each member state retains some independent control over internal & external affairs. Thus, for international purposes, there are separate states, not just one state. A federation, in contrast, is a union of states in which external affairs are controlled by a unified, central government.

          

  2. OLIVE BRANCH PETITIONA UNION OF STATES in which each member state retains some independent control over internal & external affairs. Thus, for international purposes, there are separate states, not just one state. A federation, in contrast, is a union of states in which external affairs are controlled by a unified, central government.

          

  3. VALLEY FORGE 1777-1778lowest point for U.S.- WASHINGTON'S troops suffered through harsh winter with few supplies

          

  4. BATTLE of LONG ISLANDBritish General HOWE led 34,000 troops & 10,000 sailors VS. WASHINGTON'S 20,000 poorly trained troops & no navy. Colonists lost & retreated to Manhattan.

          

  5. Declaration of Independence continuedThomas Jefferson (at 33 years old) primary writer. He wrote every evening for 17 days. Introduction states why the Declaration was needed. Main ideas about government= We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights, that among these are Life, Liberty and the pursuit of Happiness.