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What was the significance of Samuel Adams? He was the leader of the Sons of Liberty.
What was the significance of Patrick Henry? One of the first to legally challenge Great Britain's power and said "Give me liberty, or give me death!"
What was the significance of King George III? He was the king of Great Britain during the American Revolution.
What was the significance of Thomas Paine? He wrote many books and pamphlets to promote separation from Great Britain.
What was the significance of Ben Franklin? He was a leader in the Enlightenment,helped write the Declaration of Independence, convinced the French to help the U.S., and was a Founding Father of our country.
What was the significance of Thomas Jefferson? He wrote the first draft of the Declaration of Independence.
What was the significance of George Washington? He was the commander of the Continental Army.
What was the significance of Marquis de Lafayette? French military officer that supported Washington and the American cause in the Revolutionary War.
What was the significance of John Paul Jones? He led one of the first successful raids of an English ship.
What was the significance of George Rodgers Clark? He raided many forts along the frontier.
What was the significance of Proclamation of 1763? It restricted colonists from settling west of the Appalachians.
What was the significance of the Stamp Act? It taxed all printed goods.
What was the significance of the Quartering Act? It forced colonists to provide food and shelter for soldiers.
What was the significance of Townshend Acts? It taxed imported goods.
What was the significance of the Boston Massacre? Where four colonists were killed in several frenzy shots made by the soldiers that camped in the center of town.
What was the significance of the Tea Act? Lowered the tax on tea and created a monopoly for the East India Co.
What was the significance of the Boston Tea Party? Where the Sons of Liberty dumped 342 chests of tea into the Boston Harbor.
What was the significance of the Intolerable Acts? It was used to punish the colonists for destroying the tea. It had 4 provisions: -The Boston Harbor is closed -No more colonial assemblies -Quartering Act strengthened -Soldiers/officers will be sent back to Great Britain for a trial
What were the three unalienable rights listed in the Declaration of Independence? Life, Liberty, and the Pursuit of Happiness
What was the significance of the Declaration of Independence. It declared the basic right of every person, complaints to the King, and officially declared independence from Great Britain.
What was the significance of the Battle of Lexington and Concord? It was the first battle of the Revolution.
What was the significance of the Battle of Bunker Hill? It proved that the American could win if they had more supplies and proved that the American were not going to be easy to defeat.
What was the significance of the Trenton and Princeton? When George Washington and his troops crossed the Delaware River to attack the Hessians.
What was the significance of the Battle of Saratoga? It was the turning point of the war.
What was the significance of Valley Forge? It was where George Washington and his army spent the winter of 1777-1778.
What was the significance of the Battle of Yorktown? It was the last major battle of the Revolution.
What were the advantages of the Americans? They had excellent military leadership, had a large territory to fight on, had knowledge of the land, they were fighting for freedom, and the had more motivation.
What were the advantages of the British? They had more resources, a better army, a world-class navy, more people, a lot of money, Loyalist support, and only really need to deal with 30% of the population.
What was the outcome of the Battle of Lexington and Concord? American Victory!
What was the outcome of the Battle of Fort Ticonderoga and Crown Point? American Victory!
What was the outcome of the Battle of Trenton and Princeton? American Victory!
What was the outcome of the Battle of Saratoga? American Victory!
What was the outcome of the Battle of Bunker Hill? british victory :(
What was the outcome of the Battle of Yorktown? American Victory!
Who funded a lot of the American Revolution? Haym Solomon
Who acted a an African-American double spy during the Revolution? James Armistead
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