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9 Cards in this Set

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What was the meeting of the colonial leaders to discuss the British reaction to Lexington and Concord?
2nd Continental Congress
Who was chosen to be the leader of the Continental Army?
George Washington
Wat were hired soldiers called?
mercenaries or hessians
What was the name of the letter sent to the King of England asking him to repeal the Intolerable Acts?
Olive Branch Petition
What religious group were Pacifists and refused to take part in the war?
Who wrote poems supporting independence?
Phyllis Wheatlty
Who joined the North Carolina miitia to fight?
Mary Solcomes
____ _____ was the writer of the Declaration of Independence?
Thomas Jefferson
_____ _____ wrote the book Common Sense.
Thomas Payne