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Man chosen to lead the Continetal Army.
Who was George Washington?
King of England during the American Revolution.
Who was George III?
German troops in America.
Who were the Hessians?
People who opposed the split with England.
Who were the Loyalists (or Tories)?
American general in charge of West Point who became a traitor.
Who was Benedict Arnold?
Man given credit for forming the American navy.
Who was John Paul Jones?
General called the Swamp Fox.
Who was Francis Marion?
Body of water on the eastern border of the Colonies.
What was the Atlantic Ocean?
European country that helped the Americans win the Revolution.
What was France?
Place where George Washington and the Colonial troops spent a miserable winter.
What was Valley Forge?
City in which the peace conference was held.
What was Paris?
Colony in which Valley Forge was located.
What was Pennsylvania?
Site of the battle known as the turning point of the Revolution.
What was Saratoga?
Document that explains why the Colonies had to separate from England.
What was the Declaration of Independence?
Groups that acted as the government for the Colonies during the Revolution.
What was the Second Continental Congress?
Pamphlet written by Thomas Paine that influenced many people to favor the split with England.
What was Common Sense?
England's lawmaking body.
What was Parliament?
John Paul Jones's ship.
What was the Bonhomme Richard?
What Patriots often covered Loyalists with.
What were tar and feathers?
"Give me Libery or give me death"
What did Patrick Henry say?
"We must all hang together or assuredly we shall all hang separately"
What did Benjamin Franklin say?
"I only regret that I have but one life to lose for my country"
What did Nathan Hale say?
"I have not yet begun to fight"
What did John Paul Jones say?
"These are the times that try men's souls"
What did Thomas Paine say?
"We hold these truths to be self-evident; that all men are created equal..."
What did Thomas Jefferson say?
Commander who surrendered the British troops at Yorktown.
Who was Cornwallis?
George Washington's wife.
Who was Martha Washington?
First man to sign the Declaration of Independence.
Who was John Hancock?
British gengeral who failed to meet Burgoyne and Howe at Saratoga because he had been beaten at Oriskany.
Who was Barry St. Legar?
Man in charge of training troops at Valley Forge.
Who was Von Steuben?
General nicknamed Gentleman Johnny.
Who was John Burgoyne?
Leader of the Green Mountain Boys.
Who was Ethan Allen?
Two cities in Canada that Benedict Arnold fought to capture.
What were Montreal and Quebec?
City attacked by Washington on Christmas Day 1776.
What was Trenton?
Body of water crossed by Washington and his troops to attack the British at Trenton.
What was the Delaware River?
Nation's western border after the Revolution.
What was the Mississippi?
Bay on which Yorktown was located.
What was Chesapeake Bay?
Bodies of water that formed the nation's northern border after the Revolution.
What were the Great Lakes?
Bay that divided the colony of Maryland.
What was Chesapeake Bay?
Closing off of the Atlantic Coast by ships.
What was a blockade?
Ship defeated by the Bonhomme Richard.
What was the Serapis?
Weapons captured from Fort Ticonderoga and used against the British in Boston.
What were cannons?
Armed merchant ships.
What were privateers?
Wartime Colonial money that inspired the phrase "not worth a..."
What was a continental?
Book for which the Bonhomme Richard was named.
What was Poor Richard's Almanack?
"Don't fire until you see the whites of their eyes."
What did William Prescott say?
"These united colonies are, and of right ought to be, free and independent states."
What did Richard Henry Lee say?
One of Washington's best generals in North Carolina.
Who was Nathanael Greene?
Leader of American troops in the area north of the Ohio River.
Who was George Rogers Clark?
Frenchman who was Washington's trusted aide.
Who was Lafayette?
Englishman who was Benedict Arnold's contact in the British army.
Who was Major John Andre?
American ambassador to France during the Revolution.
Who was Benjamin Franklin?
Author of most of the Declaration of Independence.
Who was Thomas Jefferson?
Fort on the Wabash River captured by George Rogers Clark and his men.
What was Vincennes?
Colony that was the birthplace of Thomas Jefferson.
What was Virginia?
Nation that sent troops to help the British fight the Americans.
What was Germany?
City where the Second Continental Congress met.
What was Philadelphia?
Place where the Battle of Bunker Hill was actually fought.
What was Breed's Hill?
City where the Battle of Bunker Hill took place.
What was Boston?
Author of a pamphlet on the Colonists' duty to rebel against England.
Who was Thomas Paine?
British commander at the start of the Revolution.
Who was Thomas Gage?
Man in charge of Colonial troops at Bunker Hill.
Who was William Prescott?
General who controlled the British forces in Boston after Bunker Hill.
Who was William Howe?
Colonist who first proposed separation from England before the Continental Congress.
Who was Richard Henry Lee?
Leader of the American forces that captured Montreal.
Who was Richard Montgomery?
General who replaced Howe as leader of the British forces.
Who was Henry Clinton?
Two forts on Lake Champlain captured bt Burgoyne.
What were Ticonderoga and Crown Point?
Land area lost by Britain to Spain at the end of the Revolution.
What was Florida?
Body of water on which Ticonderoga and Crown Point were situated.
What was Lake Champlain?
River on which West Point was located.
What was the Hudson?
River on which Vincennes was located.
What was the Wabash?
Canadian body of water for which America received fishing rights as a provision of the peace treaty.
What was the Gulf of St. Lawrence?
Two Polish officers who served in the American army.
Who were Pulaski and Kosciusko?
British general who surrendered his forces at Saratoga.
Who was John Burgoyne?
French admiral who helped keep the British fleet occupied.
Who was DeGrasse?
Two of the three men sent to represent America at the peace confernece.
Who were Benjamin Franklin, John Jay, and John Adams?
Woman who became famous during the Battle of Monmouth when she replaced her wounded husband as gunner.
Who was Molly Pitcher?
King of France who agreed to help the Americans in their fight.
Who was Louis XVI?