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American Revolution

Am. Rev.

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What were the terms of the Stamp Act? All documents including birth certificates, books, and playing cards must have an official stamp.
A patriot is someone who Supported the American cause during the Revolutionary War
What happened at the Boston Tea Party? Colonists raided a British ship disguised as Native Americans and dumped 342 chests of tea into the Boston Harbor. Estimated over 1 million dollars worth of tea
The first shot fired during the American Revolution happened here Lexington and Concord
Paul Revere and William Dawes warned the colonists that the British were coming in what is known as The Midnight Ride
Americans broke the rules of war by staging hit and run attacks and ambushes. This military strategy was known as Guerilla Warfare
A loyalist is some who was loyal to Britain during the Revolutionary War.
At this camp many soldiers caught the Small Pox disease and had to eat flour and water to survive. Valley Forge
An ex Prussian officier who trained American soldiers military tactics at Valley Forge Friedrich Von Steuben
After Americans won this battle, French decided to join their cause Battle of Saratoga
George Washington crossed the Delaware River on Christmas night to surprise attack the Hessians at this battle Battle of Trenton
This placed a 3 cents tax on all Tea entering the colonies The Tea Act
General __________________ surrendered at Yorktown after being surrounded by Americans and French Cornwallis
This document was signed by the 13 colonies in 1776 in Philadelphia Declaration of Independence
This official document ended the American Revolution in 1783 Treaty of Paris 1783
After the war ended the Americans controlled land from the _________________________ to the ______________________ Mississippi River / Atlantic Coast
This disease killed almost 40% of people at Valley Forge until inoculations proved effective Small Pox
This Act placed a tax on molasses and sugar, which made items like rum more expensive Sugar Act
This law stated that colonists must house, feed, and supply soldiers Quartering Act
This secret organization was formed to oppose British laws Sons of Liberty
The colonists decided to form the Continental Army at this meeting in Philadelphia Second Continental Congress
King George III passed this law stating settlers cannot move West of the Appalachian Mountains Proclamation of 1763
A new weapon that Von Steuben taught Americans how to use Bayonet
A Patriot is someone who supported the American cause
This was the last attempt at peace with Britain Olive Branch Petition
Soldiers opened fire on a crowd in this Massachusetts town and killed 5 civilians Boston Massacre
Colonists protested by refusing to buy goods that were taxed by Britain. This protest is called Boycot - Boycotting
Name one advantage of the American Army Fighting on home soil, intelligent commanders, foreign aid, or they used guerilla warfare tactics
Why did the First Continental Congress meet in 1774? to organize a response to the Intolerable/Coercive Acts
Name one advantage of the British Army Largest army in the world, wealthy, hired soldiers
Who is the general of the Continental Army? George Washington
The majority of Loyalist were located in which colonial region? The Southern colonies
Created by: MrNess