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5 Multiple choice questions

  1. Breed's Hill-Dorchester Heights near Boston
    General Gage attacked, but Patriots were prepared. Over 1,000 British lost their lives and 400 Patriots.
  2. General Clinton sailed south to the Carolinas, but his attacks were not yet sucessful. General Burgoyne fled to Canada, to return later with fresh troops/forces.
  3. France signed this to say they'd be allies with the Americans and aid them with money and troops.
  4. <General von Steuben-military expert, trained troops
    <Marquis de Lafayette-19 year old French soldier, fought with Washington
  5. Nathan Hale was captured (turned in by his own cousin) and gave his famous last words: "I only regret that I have but one life to lose for my country."

4 True/False questions

  1. British Plan to Isolate New England, Turning the Tide<Burgoyne left Canada, planning to meet Howe in Hudson River Valley to cut New England off from other colonies
    <Howe went south to attack Philadelphia-never informed Burgoyne
    <General Barry St. Leger never made it as well-cut off by General Benedict Arnold
    <Weakened Burgoyne forced to fight alone
    <Gen. Howe took Philadelphia, settled there for the winter-comfy and happy there, partying Benedict Arnold's wife spent time at those parties


  2. Privateersprivately owned ships that had permission to sail through blockade and attack British
    Americans had less than 50 of these currently


  3. Battle of SaratogaBurgoyne was defeated! This convinced European leaders we could win the war.


  4. Battle of Long IslandGeneral Howe sailed to New York City. Washington rushed from Boston to defend New York, but had no Navy to defend the city. He was outnumbered 5,000 to 25,000 troops.