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APUSH Rev. War

Mrs.Howser's class, Revolutionary War

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During the Revolutionary War, the battle which helped transform the war into international conflict was fought at? Saratoga
One important cause of the Boston Tea Party was Britain's decision to Grant a monopoly of the American tea trade to one company
The main purpose f the Continental congress of 1774 was to Respond to the intolerable acts
The coercive acts Restructured the Massachusetts government, closed the boston harbor, they became known as the intolerable acts, they established Roman Catholicism as Quebec's official religion
The Olive Branch petition attempted A cease-fire at Boston, repeal of the coercive acts, opening negotiations to establish guarantees of American rights, maintenance of peace between Britain and the colonies
What did Virginia governor Lord Dunmore promise slaves in 1775? If they were able-bodied and helped in restoring royal authority they would be granted freedom
Where did British and colonial forces first fight in April 1775 Lexington and Concord
Who wrote Common Sense? Thomas Paine
In the Declaration of Independence what were the "truths" that were considered to be "self-evident" All men are created equal, people are endowed by their creator with inalienable rights, governments derive their powers from the consent of the people, it is the right of all people to abolish governments
In order to supplement the troops it had fighting in the American colonies, Britain did what? Hired Hessian mercenaries
The battle of Saratoga was the turning point of the American revolution because The French entered the war on the American side
The argument that "abuses and usurpations" by King Geoge and his government violated the social contract that had existed between Britain and its American colonies was articulated in The Declaration of Independence
The regulator movement, bacon's rebellion, and the paxton boys Indicate to some historians the undemocratic nature of pre-revolutionary American society
The treaty of Paris included Britain formally recognized the American independence, American fishing ships were given permission to fish off the coast of the Newfoundland, the Americans promised to compensate loyalists whose property had been confiscated during the war
Thomas Paine Wrote common sense, an appeal to the colonists to resist the British and establish a republican form of government
The Olive Branch petition Was an attempt by the First continental congress to prevent further hostilities after the battle of bunker hill
The opening shots of the American revolution occurred at The battles of Lexington and Concord
What were the consequences of the outcome of the battles at Trenton and Princeton? They boosted civilian and military morale of the Americans
What happened at the Battle of Saratoga? A british drive toward Albany was halted when general Burgoyne surrendered 5,800 troops to General gates
Why was the battle of saratoga so significant to the American revolution it convinced france to support the United State publicly
Who was Fredrich Von Steuben? He was the man who turned the American army into a formidable fighting force
What did the American Tories believe? They believed separation from Britain was an illegal act that would ignite an unnecessary war
Where was the loyalist stronghold during the revolution? New York
What was the British strategy after 1778 in the American Revolution? It wanted to seize key southern ports, enlist the aid of loyalist militiamen, and move northward to pacify one region after another
What battle forced the British government to commence peace negotiations with the Americans? Yorktown
What was an advantage the the British had over the Americans in the War for Independence Its navy was at peak strength during these years
In the declaration of Independence, where did Thomas Jefferson place the blame for the problems between the colonies and Great Britain? King George III, because of the crown's apparent intention to establish despotism
"In the new code of laws which I suppose it will be necessary for you to make I desire you would remember the ladies" Who said this? Abigail Adams
Created by: adrienne97