Terms in this set (37)
King of England during the war
King George the III
wrote the crisis
commander of the Continental army
British general who surrendered at saratoga
american general who turned traitor
american naval commander
Admiral Lord Howe
a molly pitcher who helped load cannons
Mary Ludwig Hays
american general who captured western forts
the "African Paul Revere"
slave who fought with the american army
Jewish immigrant who helped finance the war
woman who wrote patriotic plays, books and articles
Mercy Otis Warren
June 17, 1775,
Aug 27, 1776
Dec 26, 1776
Jan 26, 1777
Oct 19, 1777
Sept 23, 1779
Oct 28, 1779
The American plan to win was to get help from who and use hit and run tacticts
Before he was hanged for spying, Nathan Hale said what?
I only regret that I have but one life to lose for my country.
Thomas Pain wrote what?
In the famous George Washington painting the American army is on its way to fight what battle?
Burgoyne's plan when he came to the colonies was to separate what region
New England they controlled the Hudson R
What did George Rogers Clark hope to accomplish by capturing western forts?
To keep British from attacking the west.
When asked if he was ready to surrender Naval Commander John Paul Jones replied....
"I have not yet begun to fight!"
British General Cornwallis was sent to the South after the battle of Saratoga because there were more?
What tactics did Americans use in the south to win battles?
Guerilla Warfare and hit and run attacks
Benedict Arnold turned traitor because?
He felt that he had not received enough credit for his victories he also needed more money
What treaty ended the war and in what year?
The Treaty of Paris 1783
Most of the battles took place in?
Massachusetts, New York, and Pennsylvania
The British tried to fight their battles on the coast to get support from their?
The Spanish help America during the war by closing what southern port to the British?
Where did George Washington go after he resigned from the American army?
Mount Vernon, Virginia
leader of the green mountain boys