Save
Busy. Please wait.
Log in with Clever
or

show password
Forgot Password?

Don't have an account?  Sign up 
Sign up using Clever
or

Username is available taken
show password


Make sure to remember your password. If you forget it there is no way for StudyStack to send you a reset link. You would need to create a new account.
Your email address is only used to allow you to reset your password. See our Privacy Policy and Terms of Service.


Already a StudyStack user? Log In

Reset Password
Enter the associated with your account, and we'll email you a link to reset your password.
focusNode
Didn't know it?
click below
 
Knew it?
click below
Don't Know
Remaining cards (0)
Know
0:00
share
Embed Code - If you would like this activity on your web page, copy the script below and paste it into your web page.

  Normal Size     Small Size show me how

US History Unit 2

Revolutionary America

TermDefinition
1st Major Battle of the American Revolution which was a moral victory for Americans. Battle of Bunker Hill
British troops fired on a crown of anti-British protesters, killing 5. Boston Massacre
This prohibited American colonies from settling beyond the Appalachian Mountains. Proclamation of 1763
This drew up a list of grievances and caused the colonists to unit over the Coercive Acts. 1st Continental Congress
This conflict took place between the British and the French for the control of the American colonies. The French & Indian War
This battle was the turning point of the War for the Americans. Battle of saratoga
This act caused the Sons of Liberty to organize a protest by dumping ______ into the harbor Tea Act
These colonists believed in complete independence from Britain. Patriots
This type of fighting was heavily used by Washington & the Colonists that involves hit and run tactics & often fighting in the dark. Guerrilla warfare
This took away basic rights such as trial by jury. Coercive or Intolerable Acts
This treaty ended the French & Indian War. Treaty of Paris 1763
The Declaration of Independence was formally adopted at this major event. 2nd Continental Congress
This put a major tax on tea, lead, paper, paint & glass. Townsend Acts
Colonists boycotted the tax on tea by dumping millions of dollars worth of tea into the ocean. Boston tea Party
This forced American colonies to house British soldiers. Quarter Act
The very 1st battle of the American Revolution. Battles of Lexington and Concord
This put a major tax on legal documents & newspapers. Stamp Act
This treaty ended the American Revolution. Treaty of Paris 1783
This battle ended the American Revolution Battle of Yorktown
These colonists supported Britain due to economic, cultural or familial ties. Loyalists (Tories)
This phrase became popular when the British imposed many tariffs on American colonists without having members in Parliament. "No Taxation Without Representation"
This document contains a list of grievances about the King of Britain and shows our intent to separate from Britain. Declaration of Independence
Led the British droops during the American Revolution Charles Cornwallis
Monarch of Britain during the American Revolution and subject of the List of Grievances in the Declaration of Independence. King George III
Author of Common Sense and had a major impact on the Declaration of Independence Thomas Paine
Known for his ride throughout the night warning that the British are coming Paul Revere
French noble who helped American forces by providing training, money, and troops during the American Revolution Marquis de Lafayette
1st person to sign the Declaration of Independence John Hancock
Helped negotiate the Treaty of Alliance with France during the American Revolution Benjamin Franklin
Author of the Declaration of Independence Thomas Jefferson
Famous Virginian who said the quote “give me liberty or give me death” Patrick Henry
Led the Continental Army during the American Revolution George Washington
Created by: MsWeigartz
Popular U.S. History sets

 

 



Voices

Use these flashcards to help memorize information. Look at the large card and try to recall what is on the other side. Then click the card to flip it. If you knew the answer, click the green Know box. Otherwise, click the red Don't know box.

When you've placed seven or more cards in the Don't know box, click "retry" to try those cards again.

If you've accidentally put the card in the wrong box, just click on the card to take it out of the box.

You can also use your keyboard to move the cards as follows:

If you are logged in to your account, this website will remember which cards you know and don't know so that they are in the same box the next time you log in.

When you need a break, try one of the other activities listed below the flashcards like Matching, Snowman, or Hungry Bug. Although it may feel like you're playing a game, your brain is still making more connections with the information to help you out.

To see how well you know the information, try the Quiz or Test activity.

Pass complete!
"Know" box contains:
Time elapsed:
Retries:
restart all cards