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Arts and Humanities
History of the Americas
fighting the war
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in 1775 which side, american or british, had a strong, centralized government?
in 1775, which side, american or british, had a large navy?
in 1775, which side, american or british, were fighting for what they believed in?
in 1775, which side, american or british, had industry to make weapons?
which side, american or british, had a large, train army?
in 1775, which side, american or british, had "home field" advantage?
in 1775, which side, american or british, had skilled rifle men for raids on troops?
in the first few years of the revolutionary war in the north, in which battle did general howe defeat general washington?
battle of long island
where did america win a great victory in the fall of 1777?
which city did general howe occupy in the winter?
where did general washington's troop endure a cold winter?
ben franklin convinced which country to from an alliance with the united states?
what is a loyalist?
colonists who remained loyal to the king
what is a patriot?
colonists who wanted to be independent from england
in 1778, the revolutionary war moved south . which cities/states did the british occupy?
georgia, north carolina, south carolina, and charleston
who were the two people that made things difficult for the british in the south?
Francis Marion & Greeri kept raiding british troops
british general cornwallis ended up surrendering to american and french troops in which year and place?
1781; Yorktown, Virginia
what were the terms of surrender between the US and the Great Britain?
Britain gave up all of north america, south of canada and west of the mississippi river except spanish florida.
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