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American Revolution

HT 8th Social Studies

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After which Battles was Washington appointed to lead the Continental Army? Lexington & Concord
Washington was appointed to lead the Continental Army at the ___________________ Continental _____________. Second/Congress
As news the war began, SC govt acted quickly and quietly to intercept _______ from British officials, and set up a_______ __________ for war. mail/ secret arsenal
Why wasn't SC united against Great Britain? The Patriots and Loyalist/ Tories did not agree
________ wanted a new country? Patriots
________ wanted a peaceful resolution with the mother country Loyalist/Tories
Bloodshed in SC broke out in ____ Nov. 1775 96
Patriots hoped to rally some _____ to support the Revolution. Loyalist
In 1776, SC drafted a ________ _______ stating that the new gov’t was temporary until the differences between Great Britain and America were obtained. state constitution
_____ was Colonial SC's first President. John Rutledge
June 1776 British ships attacked ______ Sullivan’s Island.
______ ________ of the fort absorbed the British cannon fire Palmetto logs
British had to from the Battle at Sullivan's Island due to _______. 200 causalities
How many colonies voted on the decision for American independence. 12
Which stated abstained from the decision for American independence? NY
Declaration was finished and signed on _____________. July 4, 1776
Name the 4 SC delegates who signed the Declaration of Independence. Heyward, Lynch, Rutledge, & Middleton
During the first few years of the Rev. most fighting was in ____. Northern Colonies
After a decisive victory at __________ in 1777 the French decided to form and alliance with the Americans. Saratoga, NY
Second Cherokee War – Cherokee retaliated against _______ for same old complaints against British colonists
The _____ decided to form and alliance with the Americans after a decisive victory at Saratoga, NY in 1777.. French
SC militia organized and attacked the Cherokee pushing them to _______ that ended all major battles with the Cherokee. sign a treaty
After little success in the North, where did the British turn the attention? and why? British turn their attention to taking control of the South, especially for profitable items that would benefit Britain’s economy.
______ proposed a radical idea to arm the slaves in order to defend their ambition against taking Charles Town. John Lauren
Why did John Laurens proposed a radical idea of arming the slaves? In order to defend their ambition against taking Charles Town.
John Lauren idea to arm the slaves was shot down and following a six week siege, ____________ fell to the British general Cornwallis. Charles Town
By 1780, the __________ controlled much the coastal SC and the war was beginning to take a toll on the Colonies. British. This caused Patriot morale to be at an all time low.
Second Cherokee War – Cherokee retaliated against colonists for same old complaints against British
SC militia organized and attacked the Cherokee pushing them to sign a ________ ended all major battles with the Cherokee. treaty
With little success in the North the British turn their attention to taking control of the ______, especially for ______ items that would benefit Britain’s economy. South/ profitable
Few months after defeat at Charles Town _______was defeated by the British at the battle of Camden. General Horatio Gates
Few months after defeat at Charles Town General Horatio Gates was defeated by the British at the battle of ______. Camden
Battle of Camden- ______ Americans were killed with 1000 captured and fewer than _____British killed. 800 / 70
Battle of Camden- 800 _____were killed with 1000 captured and fewer than 70 ______killed. Americans/ British
Battle of Camden - After two defeats, ______ militia rallied under partisan warfare, to keep the British from est. complete control of the _______ . Patriot / South
Battle of Camden - Feuding _____ _____ in the upcountry of SC between Loyalists, Patriots, and remnants of the Regulator movement. civil war
Battle of Camden - Feuding civil war in the upcountry of SC between _______, ______, and remnants of the Regulator movement. Loyalists, Patriots
Battle of Camden - Key upcountry battle was the Patriot victory at _______________ Kings Mountain
Battle of Camden - American forces from Carolinas, Virginia and ______ destroyed the enemy killing, wounding, or taking prisoner most all Loyalists Georgia
Battle of Cowpens - In NW SC , the continental army divided it’s forces to entice _____________ Cornwallis
Battle of Cowpens - After an orderly retreat the militia fired on the ______ with pt. blank accuracy. Set the tone for the end of the ______________________. British/Set the tone for end of the Revolution
_________ was the last major battle in SC, British gained a victory but the Continental army knew they were wearing down the British. Within a month the ______ surrendered at Yorktown, Virginia. Battle of Eutaw Springs / British
_____________– would not provide info. To British Martha Bratton
_________________- dispatch rider Jane Black Thomas
_______________– Dispatch rider, captured but refused to turn Emily Geiger
__________________ – house was taken over for use as a British headquarters, then later burned. Rebecca Motte
October 19, 1781 ____________ surrendered at Yorktown General Cornwallis
October 19, 1781 General Cornwallis surrendered at Yorktown. In the months after many loyalist colonists and some African Americans left for ____________________________. England, West Indies, or Canada.
The revolution came to a close on __________ , 12/14/1782,
The __________________ was signed setting the boundaries of the new American nation from the Great lakes to Florida, and from the Atlantic to the Mississippi River. Treaty of Paris
Created by: JScarborough