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American Revolution

American Revolution: Causes/People/Events

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Who was Thomas Gage? Commander of British Troops in America. Appointed as governor to MA by King George III
Who was Paul Revere? Warned the Minutemen that the British were coming.
Who was Captain John Parker? Commanded the Minutemen at Lexington
Who worked with Ethan Allen in overtaking Ft. Ticonderoga? Benedict Arnold
Who was Colonel Ethan Allen? Leader of the Green Mountain Boys from Vermont
Who was General William Howe? Field Commander at Bunker Hill for British Troops
What was William Prescott's strategy at Bunker Hill? Allowed the British to get to the top of the hill at Bunker Hill before giving an order to fire.
Why were Patriot soldiers called Minutemen? They promised to be ready at a minute's notice.
What did British soldiers find at Concord? They found all the guns and gunpowder had been hidden.
How many times did the British soldiers advance up Bunker Hill? 3
How long was the battle at Lexington? Less than 15 minutes
What is the American Revolutionary War also known as? The War of Independence
Who won the battle at Concord? Americans
Who won the battle at Lexington? British
General Thomas Gage was on his way to where to seize weapons? Concord
Who convinced the Provincial Congress that he could overtake Ft. Ticonderoga? Benedict Arnold
At which battle were half of the British soldiers killed or wounded? Bunker Hill
Which battle victory gained control of an important waterway? Ft. Ticonderoga
Which battle marked the beginning of the Revolutionary War? Battle of Lexington
Created by: jcpylant