Revolutionary War Era Test
Terms in this set (35)
Who started the French and Indian War?
British settlers pushing into French and Indian lands in Ohio
Why did colonists resent the stamp act?
They did not think the British had the right to tax them
After the French and Indian war the colonists_____________
They began to see themselves as seperate from Great Britain
This attack on the capital of New France was key to their defeat
British attack on Quebec
Colonial assemblies rejected the Albany plan because_________
They wanted to control there own taxes and army's
Why did the iroquois at first refuse to ally with the British against the French?
They expected the French to defeat the British
The Townshend Acts specified_______
That British would only tax imports
An important British business that sold tea from India
British East India Company
Colonial anti-British protesters
Sons and daughters of Liberty
One demand of the 1st Continental Congress was____________
To repeal the intolerable Acts
One result of the 2nd Continental Congress was______________
The forming of an army
Why did many African Americans side with the British?
They hoped to win their freedom
Stated that the colonists remained loyal to the king
The Olive Branch Petition
Who captured Fort Ticonderoga?
Ethan Allen and the Green Mountain Boys
Plan for English colonies to work together
The Albany Plan of Union
Said colonial settlers had to remain east of the Appalachian Mountains
Proclamation of 1763
Reason the colonist resented the Tea Act
Established a British monopoly on tea
First major battle of Revolutionary War, colonists lose due to lack of ammo
Wrote Declaration of Independence
Infamous soldier who's name means "traitor"
Example of "Grievance" listed in Declaration of Indepnedence
The colonists were being taxed without their consent
"All men are created equal" originally benefitted only___________
White, male property owners
Defeated by Washington's men on December 26, 1776 in NJ
Reason the victory of Saratoga was so important
Lifted American spirits, got French on side, cut off British from new England
Law passed in PA in 1780 said_____________
Slave owners could not buy any additional slaves
Why did the British not have enough soldiers and need to hire mercenaries
They were fighting the French in Europe and the Caribbean
What happened to loyalist property after the Revolutionary War?
In most cases it wasn't returned to them
Introduced the Virginia Resolution saying the colonies were "free and independent states"
Richard Henry Lee
Two Battles in NJ that kept U.S. in war winter of '76-'77?
Trenton and Princeton
The part of the Decleration of Independence immediatley after the preamble discusses____________
The role of government in society and natural rights
The British hoped they could get the Iroquois on there side when they met here_____________
The Albany Congress
The British fought with their men organized in__________
This agreement between Britain and the U.S. formally ended the war
The Treaty Of Paris 1783
Led the riflemen at the Battle of Cowpens
At the end of the French and Indian War, the Ottawa nation led an all out attack on the Britush known as_____________