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List three phrases that best describe a Continental Army soldier:
Volunteers
Little knowledge, experience, discipline
small navy
List three phrases that best describe a British army soldier:
disciplined - experienced
large and professional (paid)
well-supplied
What three things made it difficult for the British to fight a war in America?
Hard to get supplies across the Atlantic Ocean
Supply ships were attacked
Didn't know the land
Most locals "abhorred" (hated) them
Describe the strategy that the Continental Army used to fight the British:
Controlling Boston
Capturing Important cities
Face to face fighting
British or Continental?
Name to tell which army they were more likely to support:
Loyalists
British
British or Continental?
Name to tell which army they were more likely to support:
Colonial merchants and farmers
Continental Army
British or Continental?
Name to tell which army they were more likely to support:
African Americans
British
British or Continental?
Name to tell which army they were more likely to support:
Native Americans
British
British or Continental?
Name to tell which army they were more likely to support:
German Mercenaries
British
What country was the most important ally for the Continental Army?
_
List three ways that the allies helped the Continental Army:
France supplied gunpowder and loaned money
Some European soldiers fought for the Continental Army
Spain captured a British fort in Florida
French Navy cut off British supply ships
French soldiers trapped the British at Yorktown
List three results of the Treaty of Paris:
Recognized the United States as an independent nation
Gave the United States a huge amount of land
Many Loyalists and African Americans left the country
What two important colonial cities were captured by the British during the Revolution?
New York
Philadelphia
Tactics used by fighters outside of a regular army, such as shooting at soldiers from hiding places in the woods, are called ___________________ tactics.
guerilla
Which battle showed that the colonists could beat the British?
The Battle of Saratoga
What was the last major battle of the war? _________________________
In what colony was it fought?_________________________What ally was very helpful?_________________________Who won?
The Battle of Yorktown, in Virginia was the last major battle
The French army and navy were extremely helpful.
The "Americans" (colonists) won.