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American Revolution

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King George the III felt colonist who supported the revolution should be charged with what? treason
what role did Thomas Paine play in the revolution? he wrote "common sense"
What did the pamphlet "common sense" try to do? influence colonist to support the revolution
The name of colonist during the American Revolution who supported England loyalist
Who wrote the Declaration of Independence? Thomas Jefferson
What was the purpose of the Declaration of Independence? list of grievance's to the King, declared right to be independent
According to John Locke what is the purpose of government? To protect natural rights- if government doesn't 't ,we the people have the right to overthrow the government
Who commanded the colonial forces? George Washington
Why did the use of a militia cause problems during the war? It was made up of farmers who could only volunteer at certain times, they would not travel far from home, untrained
What advantages did Britain have during the Revolution? More money, more soldiers, better trained soldiers
Why did Native Americans support the British cause? Because they did not want the colonist to win and move into and take their territory
How did Spain help the revolution? Gave patriots a way to move provisions down the Mississippi River and fought on the side of the Patriots
Who was Benedict Arnold and what was he considered? He was a commander for French forces- He was a traitor- gave the British information
What agreement ended the American Revolution? Treaty of Paris-1783
What affect did the revolution have on France? They spent too much money on the war and were almost bankrupt and it inspired revolutionaries in France
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