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Derogatory term for British soldiers
Lobsterbacks
The war between the British and the colonists
Revolutionary War
Derogatory term for British soldiers
Lobsterbacks
Those who supported the British cause in the Revolution
Tories
American Revolutionary War general responsible for the capture of the British at Fort Ticonderoga;later found to be a traitor
Benedict Arnold
One of the two legislative congresses orgnized by the colonists during and after the Revolutionary War
Continental Congress
Patriotic party that supported the Revolution
Whigs
Colonials loyal to the King of England
Loyalists
On April 19, 1775, the British sent troops from Boston to investigate the allegation that the colonists were stockpiling weapons in Massachusetts; considered the beginnning of the Revolutionary War
Battles of Lexington and Concord
Soldiers fighting for the colonial cause
Rebels
American militia men ready for instant military service
Minutemen
Patriotic party that supported the Revolution
Whigs
Derogatory term for British soldiers
Lobsterbacks