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Revolutionary War

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what was the date that the British were forced to leave Boston? March 17, 1776
WHAT WAS THE NEXT PLACE THE BRITISH WOULD ATTACK? NEW YORK CITY
WHY WAS NEW YORK A GOOD PLACE FOR LAUNCHING ATTACKS ON THE OTHER STATES? GOOD HARBOR, MIDDLE OF COUNTRY AND A GOOD LOCATION
WHY WERE THERE MANY LOYALISTS IN NY? BUSINESS MEN,MERCHANTS LAWYERS,DOCTORS
WHO IS THE AMERICAN GENERAL THAT TRIED TO STOP THE BRITISH INVASION AT NEW YORK? GEORGE WASHINGTON
WHAT ARE THE NAMES FOR THE TWO BATTLES? BROOKLYN HEIGHTS,LONG ISLAND
WHAT WAS THE TERM USED FOR WHEN TROOPS ABANDON THEIR ARMY? DESERT
WHY DID GENERAL HOWE WAIT UNTIL THE SPRING TO ATTACK? HE THOUGHT THAT WASHINGTON'S ARMY MIGHT BREAK UP
WHO WAS THE FAMOUS AMERICAN SPY THAT WAS HUNG BY THE BRITISH? NATHAN HALE
WHAT WAS NATHAN HALE'S FAMOUS QUOTE? "I ONLY REGRET THAT I HAVE BUT ONE LIFE TO LOSE FOR MY COUNTRY"
WHERE DID GENERAL WASHINGTON DECIDED TO ATTACK THE BRITISH FORCES IN DECEMBER OF 1776? TRENTON NEW JERSEY
WHAT RIVER DID WASHINGTON CROSS NORTH OF TRENTON? DELAWARE RIVER
WHAT OBJECTS WERE BLOCKING THE RIVER? ICE
WHAT IS "FERRYING?" TRANSPORTING BACK AND FORTH
WHO WAS THE MAN WHO "FERRIED" BACK AND FORTH? JOHN GLOVER
WHAT DID THE AMERICANS CAPTURE AT TRENTON? MILITARY SUPPLIES AND HESSIANS
WHAT WAS THE BRITISH PLAN OF ATTACK? TO CUT OFF NEW ENGLAND FROM THE COLONIES
WHAT WAS THE NAME OF THE BRITISH ATTACK? BURGOYNE'S 3 PRONG ATTACK
WHAT WAS THE MOST IMPORTANT STATE IN THE PLAN? NEW YORK
WHAT CITY WERE THE THREE ARMIES SUPPOSED TO UNITE AT? ALBANY
WHERE DID THE BRITISH CONTROL A LINE FROM? MONTREAL TO NEW YORK CITY
WHAT CITY WAS THE CAPITAL OF THE REBEL GOVERNMENT? PHILADELPHIA
WHAT CITY DID GENERAL WASHINGTON'S AND GENERAL HOWE'S ARMIES MEET? BRANDYWINE
WHERE DID GENERAL WASHINGTON SET UP HIS WINTER HEADQUARTERS? VALLEY FORGE
WHO WAS THE GENERAL WHO LED GERMANS AND FRONTIER PATRIOTS? HERKIMER
WHAT BATTLE WAS THE TURNING POINT OF THE WAR? SARATOGA
WHAT COUNTRY SECRETLY HELPED THE AMERICANS? FRANCE
WHO DID THE CONTINENTAL CONGRESS SEND TO FRANCE TO RECOGNIZE THE UNITED STATES AND TO HELP THEM FIGHT THE WAR? BEN FRANKLIN
WHAT CONVINCED THE FRENCH TO JOIN THE AMERICANS? THEY WANTED REVENGE FOR THE FRENCH AND INDIAN WAR
WHAT SEASON WERE THEY FIGHTING DURING THAT WAS ODD? WINTER
WHERE DID GENERAL HOW SET UP HIS HEADQUARTERS? PHILADELPHIA
WHY WAS LIFE AT VALLEY FORGE UNPLEASANT FOR WASHINGTON AND HIS ARMY? LACK OF SUPPLIES, NO BLANKETS, NO SHOES, MEN FROZE DEATH
WHO WAS THE MAN THAT VOLUNTEERED TO HELP TRAIN THE CONTINENTAL ARMY? BARON VON STEUBEN
WHAT KIND OF TRAINING DID BARON VON STEUBEN GIVE THE ARMY? HE TAUGHT THEM HOW TO FIGHT AS A TEAM.
Created by: jhulshoff