American Revolution Quiz
This is the battles leading up to the American Revolution.
Terms in this set (23)
Someone who still wants to be part of Britain
(Wealthy land owners/Merchants or gov. murchants)
The people who wanted to be free from Britain.
The shutting of a port by ships to keep people or supplies.
Soldiers who serve other countries for money.
Leader of attack on Ft. Ticonderoga led who?
The green moutain boys.
What was the signifigance of the attack on FT Ticonderoga?
-Gained a route to Canada
- Gained cannons, weapons, and gun powder
Where is Fort Ticonderoga?
South of Lake Champion (NY)
Who led the attack of FT Ticonderoga?
Ethan Allen of Vermont
Who was part of the 2ed Contenental Congress?
John Hancock- Penn
Thomas Jefferson- Virgina
What were 4 actions taken by the 2ed Continental Congress?
-Printed paper $
-Created army and appointed George Washington as comander
-Sent Olive Branch Pention to Britian (Declared king George the 3ed to repeal the Intolerable acts.)
-Wrote declaration of the causes and nessisities of taking up arms
When was the Battle of Bunker Hill?
What was the famous quote of the Battle of Bunker Hill
"Dont fire till you see the whites of their eyes"
Who won the Battle of Bunker Hill?
What was the 1st major battle of the American Revolution?
Battle of Bunker Hill
Where was the Battle of Bunker Hill?
Bunker and Breeds Hill
What was the significance of Battle of Bunker Hill?
-Showed that colonists would fight bravley
-Showed that the British wouldn't be easy to defeat.
Battle of Bunker Hill Details
-Colonists positioned themselfs on Bunker and Breeds Hill (Across from Boston)
-British attacked them 3 times: 2 times they failed but the 3ed time, the colonists ran out of amo so they lost.
Who led the battle of Bunker Hill?
Who led the invasion of Canada?
Montgomery and Bendict Arnold
When and where was the invasion of Canada?
Quebec, Canada in 1775-1776
Who won the invasion of Canada and what was the signifigance?
The British won and so Canada stayed British.
Invasion of Canada Details
-colonists tryed unsucessfully to win support from the French in Canada
-as a result, Montgomery was killed and Bendict Arnaly was injered
When and where did the 2ed Continental Congress meet?
May 10th 1775 in Philadelphia