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  1. results of bunker hill
  2. boston tea party
  3. currency act
  4. declaration of independence
  5. turning points
  1. a enlightened document made by enlightened thinkers; first draft was written by Richard Henry Lee; based on argument primarily on the contract theory of government developed by John Locke: power comes from the consent of the people; blames king george lll; americans no longer consider themselves english
  2. b colonies could no longer issue their own paper currency; whatever was in circulation was worthless
  3. c english generals became more cautious, able-bodied men were ordered to enlist, everyone was either a patriot or loyalist- there was no in-between
  4. d government was trying to purchase their loyalty and passivity with cheap tea. a group of colonial patriots disguised as mohawk native americans boarded 3 ships and threw 342 chests of east india tea overboard. most of these patriots were making a profit on smuggling tea.
  5. e the american revolution became a global war; britain was fighting with America, France, Spain, and the Dutch. They were also fighting in India, the West Indies, and Florida; the British realized their empire was at stake.

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. Cornwallis surrounded by the French fleet and surrendered to Washington; Over 7,000 British and Hessians became prisoners; Added to setbacks in other parts of the world, the British decided to end the war.
  2. to analyze the causes of the American Revolution and understand the important events of the war as well as the role played by significant individuals during the conflict.
  3. required colonists to provide provisions and barracks or submit to the use of inns and vacant buildings for British soilders
  4. tax on all printed documents (newspapers, deeds, licenses; college diplomas, even playing cards)
  5. had the strongest navy in the world, had "manpower?" and had professional armies and mercenaries

5 True/False questions

  1. Battle of SaratogaCornwallis surrounded by the French fleet and surrendered to Washington; Over 7,000 British and Hessians became prisoners; Added to setbacks in other parts of the world, the British decided to end the war.

          

  2. stamp act congressdecides that england has the right to regulate colonies but could not have taxes for revenues. Form of legal opposition.

          

  3. turning point of the warthe american revolution became a global war; britain was fighting with America, France, Spain, and the Dutch. They were also fighting in India, the West Indies, and Florida; the British realized their empire was at stake.

          

  4. alliance with francemost gunpowder in the first years of the war came from France; on Feb. 6, 1778 they signed to treaties: A treaty of Amity and Commerce (recognition as free from Britain) and a treaty of alliance.

          

  5. one of the problems of the waron christmas night 1776, Washington slipped across the Delaware River at Trenton (NJ) with 2,400 men and surprised the drunken Hessians, killing or capturing over a thousand of them with only six deaths.