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Key Battles of Revolutionary War
Terms in this set (18)
"Shot heard round the world"
Lexington and Concord
The first shot of the Revolutionary War was fired in _____.
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.
The Battle of Bunker Hill showed the American troops that they could stand up to the ___ and would need allies.
The Battle of _________ is known as the turning point of the war for the Americans.
Because of the victory at Saratoga, the colonists gained the support of the _______.
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.
The battle at ________ showed the cooperation of the regular Continental Army and militia.
_______ was the final battle of the Revolutionary War.
Ben Franklin, John Jay and John Adams negotiated the ______ which ended the war.
Treaty of Paris
A friend and supporter during wartime.
Which two battles were fought in South Carolina?
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.
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 ____.
The British were trying to split the colonies at the _______ River, but ended up loosing the battle.