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Arts and Humanities
History of the Americas
Fighting the Am Rev FLOW MAP & Declaration of Independence
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Freidrich von Steuben
What was the name of the Prussian (German) officer who helped train Washington's troops to march and drill?
After the battles of Lexington & Concord, which colonial city was placed under siege by 15,000-20,000 Patriots?
Who did the Continental Congress appoint to be the Commander of the Continental Army?
What was the name of the battle that was fought near Boston on June 16, 1775? The British advanced and retreated twice, and finally succeeded on the third attack. However, of the 2,200 British soldiers, 1,000 were killed and 800 wounded. This was the bloodiest battle of the war. This is the battle where Patriot Colonel William Prescott famously shouted, "Don't fire 'til you see the whites of their eyes!"
The colonists' greatest ally in the American Revolution was _______, which provided troops, ships and weapons.
The Declaration of Independence states, "We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created _____, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights, that among these are Life, Liberty and the pursuit of Happiness."
Where did George Washington & the Continental spend the winter of 1777-1778? They had little food, uniforms or supplies and 2,000 died from dysentery & other diseases.
Where was the last battle of the American Revolution fought? This is where the British General Cornwallis' army surrendered to the Patriots after being surrounded by Patriot and French troops and ships.
Who was the primary author of the Declaration of Independence?
Was this a disadvantage for the British or Patriots? "The 3,000-miles between England & the colonies, which made sending communication, troops, & supplies slow & costly."
Was this an disadvantage for the British or Patriots? "They had an army that was poorly organized and untrained."
Was this an advantage for the British or Patriots? "They owned rifles, were good shots and were defending their homes and properties."
Was this an advantage for the British or Patriots? "They had a highly trained, experienced army and the best navy in the world."
The worst _____ epidemic in American history was during the American Revolution. George Washington ordered that all the soldiers be inoculated, which saved the Continental Army.
Declaration of Independence
Everyone who signed their name to the ______ knew that it could result in them being arrested and hung for treason.
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