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|What document declared loyalty to the king and asked him to repeal the Intolerable Acts?
|Olive Branch Petition
|How did the king respond to the Olive Branch Petition?
|Sent troops to stop the revolt
|What group conducted a surprise attack at Fort Ticonderoga defeating the British and stealing their supplies?
|Green Mountain Boys
|What was the name of George Washington’s army?
|What group wanted to remain loyal to Britain and continue to be a British colony?
|What group wanted freedom from Britain?
|What was the name of the very first official battle of the war?
|Battle of Bunker Hill
|What is the act of shutting a port off called?
|The king hired these from Germany to help fight the colonists:
|Who wrote a pamphlet urging colonists to break from Britain?
|What was the name of the pamphlet that urged the colonists to break away from Britain called?
|Who wrote the Declaration of Independence?
|A person who betrays his or her country is a called a what?
|When was the Declaration of Independence signed?
|July 4, 1776
|What document was written and signed to officially break away from Britain?
|Declaration of Independence
|The introduction to the Declaration of Independence:
|Rights that belong to all people from birth:
|What were the three main parts of the Declaration of Independence after the preamble?
|Natural rights, British wrongdoings, and independence
|In this battle 1,400 Americans were killed by General Howe’s troops and Washington was forced to retreat north:
|Battle of Long Island
|This battle was one of the first American victories, giving colonists hope:
|Battle of Saratoga
|This was a makeshift fort where Washington’s troops had to endure a long, cold winter:
|Women’s two roles in the war effort:
|at home and on the war front
|What did women hope to gain from helping in the war?
|What did African Americans hope to gain by helping in the war?
|End to slavery
|Allies of the British:
|Allies of the colonists:
|France and Spain
|What did the colonists create to fight the British at sea?
|The final battle of the war:
|Battle of Yorktown
|When an army surrounds and blockades an enemy position in attempt to capture it:
|The document that officially ended the war. In it Britain had to recognize the colonies at the free and independent United Stated:
|Treaty of Paris
|This feeling of pride grew as the colonists won battles: