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Be sure you are familiar with important vocabulary....
blockade, Patriot, cavalry, neutral, ratify, Tories, Loyalists
Here's a good idea for an essay question...
Be able to explain why many colonists remained loyal to Great Britain. Also be able to provide evidence to support your explanation.
Know the significance of the Battle of Bunker Hill, the Battle of Fort Ticonderoga, the Battle of Saratoga, and the Battle of Yorktown
Each battle had a specific will also be helpfuyl to know which colonies these battles were in.
Each side in the war had some advantages....
know the advantages for both England and the Colonies
Know the importance of Common Sense...
...and the author
Be able to explain the contributions of the people in the Revolutionary War....
...such as Nathan Hale, General Howe, General Cornwallis, Thomas Paine, George Washington, Francis Marion, Nathaniel Greene, Benedict Arnold, Patrick Henry, Ethan Allen
Know the importance of the American and French alliance... was a major part of the war.
How about this for an essay... able to explain the importance of women in the Revolutionary War
Be sure you know the contribution of African-Americans in the war...
...remember that G. Washington changed his view of these soldiers.
Things to remember when writing an essay...
Be sure you know what is being asked...

For each paragraph, have a main idea in mind and state it clearly....

Explain or elaborate on the main idea with details, details, details...

Before writing, it's ok to jot down you thoughts in note form so you don"t forget something once get started writing....

Proofread your work to make sure you have said what you wanted to say....

Stay on the topic, don't ramble!!!!