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True or False? The soldiers of the Continental Army all qore matching uniforms?
When was the Declaration of Independence read to the American troops in NY?
July 9, 1776
How many American troops were stationed in NYC?
What did the soldier practice at the Battery?
marching and shooting
What prank did Joseph pull, which nearly got him in trouble?
Joseph stole wine and gave it to the soldiers who wanted it, and everyone who drank got entoxicated
Who were the Hessians?
German soldiers hired by the British
What was the first battle Joseph fought in?
Who fled the battle of Long Island, the British or the Americans?
After falling ill on December 15th, what was Joseph able to do?
Who wrote "The Crisis?"
What was "The Crisis" about?
-trying to persuade people to enlist (saying that these poor people are fighting for you)
Name some wartime "rules" that were followed by most countries during this time period?
-had to surrender if there was no chance of winning
-didn't fight in winter
-didn't fight at night time
On what day did Washington attack the British and Hessian soldiers in Trenton?
What did Colonel John Fitzgerald say the soldiers did not have?
How many Hessian soldiers were taken prisoner?
After the battle of Trenton, where did Washington and his troops defeat the British?
When did Joseph enlist again to support the Continental Army?
spring of 1777
What was the "new kind of fighting" General Washington started?
What was Guerrilla Warfare?
Basically where you shoot or attack and then run
How did the British feel about this style of fighting?
thought it was cowardly
What was the American capital during the early part of the Revolutionary War?
Who won the Battle of Germantown?
no one it was a tie
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