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were deeply divided about what they were fighting for

In 1775, as conflicts with England intensified, American colonists

Tom Paine

Published in January 1776, Common Sense was written by

considered the English constitution to be the greatest problem facing the colonists

The author of Common sense

borrowed heavily from previously published colonial documents

The Declaration of Independence

hard currency was scarce

Financing teh Revolution was difficult for the American side because

borrowing from abroad

The war effort by American colonists would be financed primarily by

was admired, respected, and trusted by nearly all Patriots

As commander of the Continental Army, George Washington

greater commitment to the war

At the start of the Revolution, American advantages over the Britich included a

British troops evacuated Boston

Which of the following took place during the first plase (1775-76) of the Revolutionary war?

the British suffered heavy casualties

In the Battle of Bunker Hill

a series of tactical blunders and misfortunes

During the second phase (1776-78) of the American Revolution, British military efforts were hampered by


When George Washington crossed the Delaware River on Christmas night, 1776, he was intent on surprising

Horatio Gates

Amoung the following, who was NOT a British general during the American Revolution?

General John Burgoyne suffer a major defeat at Saratoga

The British military campaigns of 1777 saw

declared its neutrality

During the American Revolution, the Iroquois Confederacy officially

worried that the US would quit the war against the British

In early 1778, France

an offer of complete colonial home rule within the empire if they would quit the war

After the Battle of Saratoga, British Prime Minister Lord North responded to the colonies with

the Netherlands

Which of the following nations opposed England during the American Revolution?

badly overestimated the support of American Loyalists

In the final phase (1778-81) of the American Revolution, the British

support for independence greatly increased

As the fighting in the final phase (1778-81) of the American Revolution carried into communities previously isolated from the war

Arnold spent the last years of the Revolution as a prisoner of war

Which of the following statements regarding Benedict Arnold is FALSE?


Which of the following was the scene of a substantial British victory in the final phase of the American Revolution?

He led American forces to victory in the battle at Yorktown

Which of the following statements regarding General Nathaniel Greene is FALSE?

a combined French and American army and navy

The battle at Yorktown involved

Benjamin Franklin, John Adams, and John Jay

The principle Americans who negotiated the peace terms with the British were

the US gained formal British recognition of American independence

Under the terms of the Treaty of Paris of 1783,

constituted perhaps as many as one-third of the white colonial population

During the American Revolution, Loyalists


As a result of the American Revolution, the Anglican church in america was

were assisted by the British to escape as a way to disrupt the american war effort

during the american revolution, enslaved african americans in the colonies


following the american revolution, the first state to make slavery illegal was

most indian tribes ultimately chose to fight on the side of the british

which of the following statements regarding the american revolution and native americans is FALSE

assisted in the support of regular troops

during the american revolution, female camp followers

led some women to question their position in society

in regards to the status of women, the effect of the american revolution

new protections against abusive and tyrannical men

in 1776, Abigail Adams was an advocate for

an education

The prominent 18th essayist Judith Sargent Murray placed her greatest emphasis on the right of women to

could not own property

in colonial america, under english common law a married woman


following the american revolution, as the republic took shape in the 1780s, greater social importance was attached to women in the role of

the closing of British ports to american trade

Post-revolution american trade commerce was strengthened by

independent landowners

in the thinking of most american political leaders, the success of their new republican governments depended on

there should be equality of opportunity

for most revolutionary american political thinkers, the concept of equality meant

governors were prevented from holding a seat in the legislature

during the 1780s, in every new state constitution

moved to limit popular power

During the 1780s, most state governments

having him elected directly by the people

in 1780, massachusetts sought to revise the power of the governor by

called for a complete separation of church and state

the virginia statute of religious liberty of 1786

Many southern states prohibited the importation of slaves from abroad

in the 1780s, which statement about slavery in america was TRUE?


under the articles of confederation, in 1777 there was a federal

borrow and issue money

under the articles of confederation, the national government had the power to

each state had one vote in congress

under the articles of confederation

claims to western lands

the articles of confederation were adopted when states gave up their

restricted american access to british markets

shortly after signing the treaty of paris 1783, the british government

was never ratified by Congress, thus weakening the nation's global prestige

in 1786, a treaty negotiated between the US and Spain

provide for the admission of new states into the union

the ordinances of 1784 and 1785 represented an attempt to

created a single territory out of the lands north of ohio
guaranteed freedom of religion throughout the affected area
prohibited slavery within the affected areas
abandoned the system created in the 17844 ordinance
all theses answers are correct

the northwest ordinance of 1787

resist white expansion by military force

in the early 1790s, the efforts of little turtle represented an attempt by Indians to

forced the miami indians into negotiations with the US

the 1794 battle of fallen timbers

led the US to recognize the sovereignty of indian nations

the 1795 treaty of greenville

a moratorium on debt collection

as leaders of a tax rebellion in the 1780s, Daniel Shays and his supporters demanded

contributed to the growing belief that national government needed reform

one effect of shay's rebellion was it

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