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Arts and Humanities
Chapter 7 section 1-4
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Commander of the Continental Army.
British army general in the Revolutionary War.
Mohawk chief allied with the British.
U.S. army general in the Revolutionary War who later turned traitor.
U.S. army general in the revolutionary war.
Battles of Saratoga
A series of conflicts in 1777 near Albany, New York,
Not favoring any one side.
Someone who is opposed to all war.
Professional solider hired to fight for a foreign country.
An overall plan of action.
Small bands of fighters who weakens the enemy with surprise raids and hit-and-run attacks.
Marquis De Lafayette
French aristocrat who volunteered to serve in Washingtons army.
Site in southeast Pennsylvania where Washington and his army camped in the winter of 1777-1778.
George Rogers Clark
Frontiersman who helped defend the western frontier.
John Paul Jones
Sea commander who attacked British ships near the British coast.
A trail into Kentucky.
A country that agrees to help another country help achieve a common goal.
To leave military duty without permission.
A privately owned ship that has been granted permission by a wartime government to attack an enemy's merchant ships
Battle of Charles Town
British siege of Charles Town (Charlestown), South Carolina in May 1780, in which the Americans suffered their worst defeat of the war.
British general whose campaigns in the south led to his defeat at Yorktown.
Battle of Yorktown
Final battle of the war, in which French and American forces led by George Washington defeated British General Cornwallis.
A small fort.
Treaty of Paris
The 1783 treaty that ended the Revolutionary War.
Enslaved African American who won her freedom in court.
African-American preacher who helped start the Free African Society.
Virginia Statue for Religious Freedom
Statement of religious liberty, written by Thomas Jefferson.
Military bases, usually located on the frontier.
Not favoring any particular religion.
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