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Revolutionary War

JEI 5th Grade Revolutionary War

What law restricted the colonists' right to settle in land west of the Appalachian Mountains after the French and Indian War? Proclamation of 1763
What event is described by the following: 1.Named George Washington Commander in Chief 2.Wrote the Olive Branch petition asking the King for Peace 3.formed the Continental Army to fight British 4.printed colonial money to buy war supplies 2nd Continental Congress
What event signified the beginning of the war? Battles of Lexington and Concord
What American diplomat helped negotiate the Treaty of Paris, which ended the Revolutionary War? John Adams
what event caused King George III to raise taxes on the colonists? French and Indian War
After waiting to see the lanterns in the Old North Church who rode to warn that the British spies had discovered weapons at Concord and the troops were on their way to get them? Paul Revere
Which battle is described by the following details: 1.surprise attack on Christmas 2.The patriots crossed the icy Delaware river in the middle of the night. 3.they captured the Hessian soldiers 4.the Patriots won the battle in just a few hours Battle of Trenton
Which American woman helped fight the war by arguing for freedom in letters to her husband and caring for children made homeless by the war? Abigail Adams
Who would have spoken these words, "I have wrote nothing but what is strictly true, and what was the Duty of a faithful Officer to communicate to his Majesty, I am determined to stand my Ground." A Loyalist
In which historical document are the following words found? "We hold these truths to self-evident that all men are created equal" The Declaration of Independence
What act was passed by the British Parliament forcing colonists to house and feed British soldiers? Quartering Act
What young, black slave wrote a poem to George Washington to encourage him? Phyllis Wheatley
How did the Boston Massacre change the colonial protests? it was the first physical protest
Whose job was it to fight the British at a moments notice? minutemen
During which event did a.British soldiers come to keep order in Boston b.the people of Boston dislike the soldiers being there c.Crispus Attucks (an African American sailor) died Boston Massacre
Who said "Give Me Liberty or Give Me Death" in a famous speech at the House of Burgesses urging colonists to fight for their rights? Patrick Henry
What event caused King George III to pass the Intolerable (Coercive) Acts to punish colonists? Boston Tea Party
Who dressed up as Native Americans and dumped tea into the Boson Harbor to protest the tax on tea. Sons of Liberty
Who led protests against the Stamp Act, helped organize a group of patriots known as the Sons of Liberty, organized the committee of correspondence, and helped organize the Boston Tea Party Samuel Adams
Who would have spoken these words, "I never thought I would burn my own crops, but it's better than giving food to redcoats." Patriot
Earthworks were built so that soldiers could__________ behind them. hide
Who protested British laws, taxes, and goods because there was taxation without representation? Sons of Liberty
Who was the British General who surrendered to the Americans following the Battle of Yorktown? Cornwallis
What was the last major battle of the American Revolution where the British surrendered? Yorktown
Which meeting resulted in petitions sent to King George III to repeal the Intolerable (Coercive) Acts? 1st Continental Congress
Which battle signified a turning point in the war? Saratoga
When the Daughter's of Liberty say "I will not buy British dresses, I will weave the cloth and make my own dress." what were they doing? Protesting/Boycotting British Goods
What created a tax on all documents such as newspapers, playing cards and legal papers, angered colonists that they had taxation without representation, and created problems between the Colonists and Parliament. Stamp Act
Who wrote the Declaration of Independence explaining why the colonists had the right to break away from Britain and form a new nation? Thomas Jefferson
Which important document included 1.all men are created equal 2.the government is to secure the rights of life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness 3.colonists tried to settle differences with Britain peacefully 4.colonies should be free states Declaration of Independence
Who wrote poems, plays and stories about people fighting for freedom? Mercy Otis Warren
What pamphlet by Thomas Paine, made an argument for colonial independence? Common Sense
In the section of the declaration of Independence describing the colonies grievances towards Britain, who is the "He" referring to? King George III
At which battle were the British surprised and would never again doubt that the colonists could and would fight Bunker Hill
Which war was fought over control of the land west of the Appalachian Mountains? French and Indian War
Created by: Hillerman