5 Written questions
5 Multiple choice questions
- Breed's Hill-Dorchester Heights near Boston
General Gage attacked, but Patriots were prepared. Over 1,000 British lost their lives and 400 Patriots.
- 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.
- France signed this to say they'd be allies with the Americans and aid them with money and troops.
- <General von Steuben-military expert, trained troops
<Marquis de Lafayette-19 year old French soldier, fought with Washington
- 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
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
Privateers → privately owned ships that had permission to sail through blockade and attack British
Americans had less than 50 of these currently
Battle of Saratoga → Burgoyne was defeated! This convinced European leaders we could win the war.
Battle of Long Island → General 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.