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History Ch 4
|He was a patriot and he predicted that the independence issue was going to turn into violence.
|Who was the commander of the 2nd Continental Army?
|Where was the Battle of Bunker Hill actually fought?
|How did the French Navy help the colonists?
|They brought ships and experienced sailors.
|Desribe the average age of the Patriot Troops, what the battle conditions were, and how long they had enlisted.
|young less than 16, harsh conditions, shortages of food and clothing, and about a year.
|Who was John Paul Jones?
|(Outlaw from Scotland) became a navel hero.
|Why did the British decided to start fightin in the south?
|Northern colonies were proving to be scrappy/agressive fighters.
|What style of fighting did the patriots switch to when the old ways weren't working?
|"Guerrilla Warfare" hit and run tactics.
|What event happened that caused the first meeting of the Continental Congress?
|Clossing of Boston Harbor
|Where were the stockpile of wapons stored that the British went searching for?
|Near Concord, Boston
|Who were the Sons of Liberty?
|A secret society that used violence to frighten tax collectors.
|During the Battle of Lexington, why did the captain tell the soldiers to not shoot until they were shot at?
|Because they didn't want ot start the war, they wanted to end it.
|Why did the African Americans decide to fight for the British?
|They were promised Freedom.
|Who were the Hessians?
|German soldiers, fought for money not loyalty.
|What did the French and Indian war change?
|Balance of power in North America.
|How did the women support the war effort?
|Nurses, ran buisnesses, and were spies.
|Why was the Battle of Trenton important to the Patriots? When was it fought?
|They took 900 prisoners. On Christmas Night
|Which battle was the turning point of the war?
|Battle of Sarotoga
|What was the Treaty of Paris?
|Great Britan recognized the independence of the US.
|What was the last major battle of the American Revolution?
|Battle of Yorktown
|Did the King of England agree on the demands the colonists gave to him? How did he react to demands?
|No he didn't instead he ignored the please.