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8th SS The American Journey 6-2 Reteaching Activity
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By late 1777, _________ had been in Paris for a year trying unsuccessfully to get France to form an alliance with the US.
After the victory at __________, France realized the Patriots might win the war.
France declared war on Great Britain and sent money, equipment and _____.
Soon, ____________ also declared war on Great Britain
While British general William Howe and his forces spent the winter in comfort in Philadelphia, George Washington and his men endured terrible suffering at their camp at _____________.
Because of the lack of decent food, clothing and shelter many men left the ___________while camped there.
Spirits rose when the alliance with ______ was announced in April, 1778.
Several Europeans assisted the Patriots' cause for freedom. They included the French nobleman _________, who became a trusted aide of General Washington,
The two Poles were, Thaddeus Kosciusko and ______, who died fighting for the Continental Army.
The former German army officer was Friedrich von Steuben and ________urged Spain, Cuba and Mexico to send financial aid
Juan de Miralles
Financing the war was a problem for America. when it printed more paper money that it could back with gold or silver, the money lost value and led to ________.
At home, women ran their husbands' or their own _________.
Women began to question their place in society. ___________of Massachusetts argued that girls deserved as good an education as boys.
Judith Sargeant Murray
The Revolutionary War also inspired some white Americans to question ______.
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