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The Revolutionary Wa

Esposito 8th McKeel Unit 7

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Saratoga was another decisive victory for who? America
In the Treaty of Paris of 1783, what did the U.S. have to agree to? That they return all rights and property to the Loyalists that was taken during the war
What two countries sent money, supplies, and men to the Americans during the war? France and Spain
What is the definition of strategy? Organizing, directing, and execution of specific plans
The pamphlet "The Crisis" was written by this person to help keep up the spirit during the war. Thomas Paine
In the Treaty of Paris of 1783, what did Britain have to give up? Its claims to all lands between the Atlantic and the Mississippi and from Canada to FLorida
Whose help at Yorktown sealed the victory for America? France
In the Treaty of Paris of 1783 what did Great Britain have to recognize? That the U.S. was an independent nation
The Battle of Trenton was a decisive victory for which side? American
Valley Forge was a rough winter. How did the Americans pass time? Washington had a Prussian volunteer train the men
Who was the British commander in charge of the southern troops? Cornwallis
What is the definition of ally? friendly relations; supportive of one another during times of need
What was Washington's strategy for the war? to tire the British out for an easier victory
What is the definition of guerrillas? small combat army; usually associated with a formal military; surprise attacks are their specialty
What is the definition of treaty? formal agreement; usually a government document; agreement of trade or peace
Over 8,000 loyalists left the U.S. for where after the war? Canada
Thousands of African Americans joined this side during the Revolutionary War... British - because they offered freedom
What is the definition of mercenaries? hired for service in a foreign army; highly skilled and paid well
After the defeat at New York, some Americans headed here due to lack of supplies and weapons.. Home
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