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2nd six weeks test

The _______________ Cartoon done by Benjamin Franklin in 1754 was trying to convince the colonies to unite against the French or face destruction. “Join or Die”
The ____________________ which happened after the Boston Tea Party closed the Boston Harbor. Intolerable Acts
When the _________________________ says, “whenever any form of government becomes destructive of these ends, it is the right of the people to alter or to abolish it, and to institute new government” they mean that when a government fails to protect Declaration of Independence
Unalienable rights cannot be denied by any government
Haym Solomon helped finance the American Revolution with interest-free loans
British Advantages (4) included more people, 1/3 of the colonists were Loyalists, a well-trained army; strong navy.
American Advantages (4) include a large territory to control, outstanding military leadership, and fighting on familiar soil.
Put events in chronological order, the Stamp Act occurred on 1865, the American Revolution began in 1775 and the US Constitution was written in 1787
American _______________ against _______________ included quartering large numbers of soldiers among colonists, imposing taxes on the colonists without consent, and depriving colonists of trial by jury grievances, King George III
The colonists tore down a statue of _______________ because they viewed him as a tyrant. King George III
Battle of Saratoga After the battle of Saratoga France openly sent money and supplies to help the Americans.
Benedict Arnold Benedict Arnold is remembered for his contributions to defeat the British at the Battle of Saratoga and later switching sides to join the British.
Washington crossed the Delaware River on a boat and surprised a garrison of Hessian mercenaries at the ____________________. Battle of Trenton
Winter at Valley Forge had few supplies, disease, bitter cold, and very little food
Marquis de Lafayette volunteered to serve in the Continental Army
John Paul Jones was an officer in the Continental navy during the American Revolution who said, “I have not yet begun to fight!” He achieved victory over the HMS Serapis aboard the USS Bonhomme
Battle of Yorktown was the battle which ended the American Revolution
Benjamin Franklin was a delegate to the Continental Congress from Pennsylvania who helped draft the Declaration of Independence and urged the French to join the Patriot cause
____________________ by Thomas Paine encouraged the colonists to declare their independence from Britain. Common Sense
Bernardo de Galvez raised an army of Spanish soldiers for the Patriot cause, while Baron von Steuben introduced bayonets as a new fighting tactic
Treaty of Paris of 1783 recognized the American colonies as free, independent states and gave them right to all lands east of the Mississippi River
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