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Chapter five sec. 4

prentice hall chapter five section four basic review

After the battles of Lexington and Concord, what did most colonists think of independence? Most of the colonists did not want to fight for independence.
What happened after the crisis with Britain deepened in 1775? The second continental met in Philadelphia.
Name some famous delegates from the second continental congress from 1775. Thomas Jefferson, who was at the time a young lawyer from Virginia,Boston merchant John Hancock, and (drum-roll pls) Benjamin Franklin.
What did they decide in the meeting? To form an army, they chose to elect George Washington to lead the Continental army. (from the French and Indian war, he had experience and was well liked.) They also printed paper money.
Patriots Colonists who wanted independence.
Loyalists Colonists who wanted to remain loyal to Britain and to the king.
When did Patriots take control of local governments? Between 1774-1775.
On what side were leading merchants and large landowners? Most leading merchants and large landowners were loyalists.
Many enslaved African Americans and Native Americans were... Loyalists.
How many Loyalists left America and where did they go? 100,000 Loyalists went to Canada.
What was the Olive Branch Petition trying to accomplish? The Olive Branch petition was sent to the kind and asked King George to stop the fighting and so the arguments could be solved peacefully.
After the Oliver Branch Petition was written and sent to king George what did they write afterwards?" Declarations of the causes and Necessities of Taking Up Arms.
What happened on May 10,1775? The battle of Ticonderoga.
Why was the battle of Ticonderoga important? It controlled a water route or the water route to get to Canada, with the Hudson River Valley. Fort Ticonderoga also held many valuable weapons.
Who was Israel Putnam? Israel Putnam was the American commander, who said, "don't fire until you see the white's of their eyes," he said this because he knew they did not have enough ammunition to keep missing.
What were the major achievements of the second continental congress? -sending King George the Olive Branch Petition (and writing it) writing the Declarations of the causes and Necessities of Taking Up Arms. They created an army and made George Washington the leader. They also printed up money.
What did the patriots want? The patriots wanted to be free from the king and Britain.
Country's set up BLOCKADES to help strengthen trade relations. NO- because a blockade is shutting off a port.
Most mercenaries are hired to fight for their own countries. NO-all mercenaries are hired to fight for other countries.
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