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American Revolution

Declaration of Independence Said the colonists wanted to be free and independent from Great Britain
Lexington and Concord Where the first shots of the American Revolution were fired
Women of the American Revolution Gave up their homes, managed farms and plantations, worked as nurses and messengers
Native Americans of the American Revolution Were not involved with the war at first, British promised to give their land back, ultimately this did not happen
Patriot A colonist that wanted to be free independent from the King
Loyalist A colonist that was loyal to the King
Patriot Someone who would have said, "No taxation without representation!"
Partisan Warfare a hit and run tactic used in battle
Boston Tea Party Colonist dressed as Native Americans and dumped tea into the Boston Harbor. They were protesting the Tea Act
Blockade of Charlestown British blockaded city by land and sea
Francis Marion Led surprise attacks on the British and then disappeared into the swamps
Wizard Owl Andrew Pickens
Which battles were in the backcountry Cowpens and Kings Mountain
Battle of Sullivan's Island Fort made out of palmetto logs. Palmetto logs kept Patriots safe because cannon balls sunk into the logs
Battle of Cowpens Battle where Andrew Pickens set a trap for the British
Battle of Eutaw Springs Last major battle of the American Revolution
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