5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- one of the problems of the war
- Battle of Saratoga
- ben franklin
- tea act
- common sense
- a written by Thomas Paine; a phamplet that urged the colonists to fight for their independance
- b duty free import of tea from East India Company. 17 million pounds of unsold tea in warehouses in England. Parliament was corrupted by the people they were doing favors for. colonists opposed this act because it gave agents of the East India Tea Company a virtual monopoly on tea trade.
- c inability to control colonies, raise money, draft men, etc.
- d Horatio Gates and Benedict Arnold capture John Burgoyne and 9,500 British; Because of the battle the French noticed the Americans were willing to fight and decided to join with the Americans; if it wasn't for the French, the British may have won the war.
- e american printer, author, philosopher, and scientist
5 Multiple choice questions
- petitioned the king for relief- (dominion theory) colonies were subject to crown but now Parliament (seperate realm). they liked the king better t han the parliament but disliked both. To seek peace.
- stops stamp act based on opposition and protesting, reduced tax on sugar, and reserved the right of Parliament to make laws binding on the colonies
- required colonists to provide provisions and barracks or submit to the use of inns and vacant buildings for British soilders
- closed to commerce until tea was paid
- Britain now recognized America as separate; their boundary is farther west; Declaration of independence now takes effect; British abandoned North America for fighting at that time; Mississippi River was recognized as western border of the United States; Congress would not precent the British merchants from collecting debts owed to them by Americans.
5 True/False questions
turning points → 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.
new quartering act → (private homes in boston)
turning point of the war → 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.
battle of bunker hill → it was the 1st major fight of the war, americans were laying to siege to Boston from high ground of Charlestown; took place at Breed's hill. Americans were at the top of the hill; muskets used were not accurate but could cause a lot of damage; they had to see the whites of eyes of enemies to shoot. Protest turned into fighting; bloodiest battle of the war.
lexington and concord → this was the first fighting of the war, minute men in lexington formed a silent protest; the british advanced; a shot was fired; british shot and then changed with bayonets (8 dead, 10 wounded)