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Revolutionary War

TermDefinition
George Washington Commander of the Continental Army
John Glover With the Marblehead Fishermen, he ferried Washington across the Delaware River
General Burgoyne British General who lost the Battle of Saratoga
General Howe In 1777, he captured Philadelphia, instead of heading north along the Hudson River
St. Leger In 1777, he was unable to cross the state of NY and meet the other British armies at Albany
Thomas Jefferson Wrote the Declaration of Independence
General Cornwallis Surrendered to Washington at the Battle of Yorktown
Baron Von Steuben Trained Washington's soldiers at Valley Forge
Lafayette Frenchman who helped the US win the Revolutionary War
Saratoga This victory convinced the French to be our ally in the Revolutionary War
Trenton This battle occurred the day after Christmas, 1776
Monmouth This battle involved "Molly Pitcher", a woman who helped fire the canons
Valley Forge Washington spent a cold winter here in 1777-1778
Yorktown The final battle of the Revolution
Virginia Yorktown is located in this state
New Jersey Trenton, Princeton, and Monmouth are located here
New York Saratoga and Long Island are located in this state
Mississippi River The western border of the US in 1783
Florida This was given back to Spain at the end of the American Revolution
Ben Franklin Negotiated a peace treaty at the end of the American Revolution
Created by: skokoska