Key Battles of Revolutionary War

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"Shot heard round the world"
Lexington and Concord
The first shot of the Revolutionary War was fired in _____.
Lexington
In Lexington and Concord, the British were looking for ____.
suspected troublemakers and to destroy military weapons.
After the battles of Lexington and Concord, ______ was named the Commander-in-Chief of the army.
George Washington
The Battle of Bunker Hill showed the American troops that they could stand up to the ___ and would need allies.
British
The Battle of _________ is known as the turning point of the war for the Americans.
Saratoga
Because of the victory at Saratoga, the colonists gained the support of the _______.
French
After leaving New York, the British focused on South Carolina hoping to find a large number of _____, people that wanted to remain part of Britian.
Loyalists.
The battle at ________ showed the cooperation of the regular Continental Army and militia.
Cowpens
_______ was the final battle of the Revolutionary War.
Yorktown
Ben Franklin, John Jay and John Adams negotiated the ______ which ended the war.
Treaty of Paris
A friend and supporter during wartime.
ally
Which two battles were fought in South Carolina?
Cowpens, Charleston
The Battles of Lexington and Concord are also known as ...
the Shot heard 'round the world.
In Charleston, the British finally won control of ______ and remained in Charleston until the end of the war.
Fort Moultrie
siege
surrounding and attacking, in a way to keep supplies and people from coming in or out.
The Battle of Bunker Hill was actually faught on Breed's Hill. The British finally took over the hill after the 3rd attempt because the patriot ran out of ____.
ammunition
The British were trying to split the colonies at the _______ River, but ended up loosing the battle.
Hudson