APUSH chapter 5 vocab
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an English Commander who attempted to cut the colonists from thier rebellion by going from Canada downward to the south
English philosopher author of his two treatises, most influential enlightened thinkers of britian and father of classical liberalism
Joseph and Mary Brant
mohawk military and political leader, loyalist, influenced George Washington and King George III
British leader who secured many succesfull victories in the early revolution
People of the colonies loyal to the king during revolutionary times
George Washington's most trusted general during the revolutionary war
Olive Branch petiton
a document passed by the second continental congress on july 5 attempting to keep the rights of colonists while staying loyal to the crown
a basic declaration of war on the americans by Egland
A battle in New York where the Continental Army defeated the british. This battle ultimately had France to openly support the colonies with military forces in addition to the supplies and money already being sent.
Second continental Congress
Political authority that directed the struggle for independence beginning in 1775.
1801-1809 3rd president of United states
American Revolutionary leader and pamphleter who supported the American colonist's fight for independence and supported the French Revolution 1737-1809
Place where Washingtons army spent the winter of 1777-1778 a lot of troops died here from disease and malnutriton, Steuben comes and trains troops
British Commanding General at the start of the American Revolution
1781; last battle of the revolution; Benedict Arnold, Cornwallis and Washington; colonists won because British were surrounded and they surrended
Battle of Bunker Hill, George Washington appointed to command American forces
Declaration of Independence debated and signed, Battle of Trenton
Articles of Confederation adopted
French-American alliance established
Patriots defeat Tories at Kings Mountain, South Carolina
Articles of Confederation ratified
States cede western lands to Confederation
Treaty of Paris recognized
Shays's Rebellion in Massachusetts
Northwest Ordinance enacted
Anthony Wayne defeats Indians in Ohio
Colonists of the thirteen colonies who violently rebelled against British control during the American Revolution and declared America an independent nation.
Articles of Confederation
A written agreement made by the 13 satest that was ratified in 1777 that established a confederacy to be known as the united states of america.
A general during the the American Revolutionary War who became a traitor and conspired with British agents to betray the Patriot Stronghold.
A pamphlet written by Thomas Paine in 1775 that inspired people I the thirteen colonies to declare and fight for independence from great Britain in 1776.
An American soldier wo was a leader of a rebellion, a populist uprising against oppressive debt collection an tax policies in Massachusetts
A 43 year old Virginia planter aristocrat who had commanded colonial forces during the French and Indian War. An early advocate of independence who was admired, respected, and trusted by all Patriots.
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