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American Revolution

What is a Loyalist? People who remained loyal to the king
What is the other name for a Patriot? Whigs
What is the other name for a Loyalist? Tories
What is a Patriot? People who wanted independence
What are the three parts of the Declaration of Independence? Preamble, grievances, and declaration
What are grievances? Complaints to the king
What is a declaration? Announced the formation of the United States of America and declared the colonies free from British rule
What is the preamble? Explained the reasons why the colonies wanted to separate from Great Britain
Who were the three signers from Georgia?(In order) Button Gwinnett, Lyman Hall, and George Walton
Where was the first armed conflict of the American Revolution? Lexington and Concord
What is the other name for the French and Indian War? Seven Years War
Which Continental Congress did Georgia not attend and why? The first one because they still remained loyal to the King
Which Intolerable Act affected Georgia the most? Quartering Act
When was the Declaration of Independence adopted? July 4, 1776
What is the Stamp Act? A forced tax on paper goods
Why was the Stamp Act imposed? It had to pay for the French and Indian War
When was the Stamp Act imposed? 1765
What two events happened in Boston that showed the colonists were mad and rebellious with England? Boston Tea Party and Boston Massacre
What upset all the colonists about the Stamp Act? "Taxation without Representation"
What treaty ended the French and Indian War? Treaty of Paris 1763
What was the name of the group that was opposing England? Sons of Liberty
What were the two reasons England wanted to make peace with the Indians? They couldn't afford another war and they wanted to trade fur
Who won the French and Indian War? England
What were they fighting over? Territory in the Ohio valley
Who was fighting in the French and Indian War? French and Indians vs. England
What would a Loyalist say? "Mother England, we love you!"
What would a Patriot say? "We want Freedom!"
Were a lot of Georgians loyalist or patriot? Loyalist
What was the largest battle of the American Revolution? Siege of Savannah
What was the 2nd bloodiest battle for the entire war? Siege of Savannah
What was a surprise attack that led to Patriot victory? Battle of Kettle Creek
What did the Treaty of Paris 1783 do? Recognized the independence of the thirteen American states
Who did the Treaty of Paris 1783 give possession of Florida to? Spanish



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