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True or False: The Father of the Constitution was George Washington.
False. It was James Madison.
Nathanael Green lost_____, but won______ in the south.
battles, campaign
Who was the American general that turned traitor?
Benedict Arnold
Thomas Paine authored_____
________
Common Sense
Who was the president of the Constitutional Convention?
George Washington
Who was the colonial representative in London right before the revolution?
Benjamin Franklin
True or False: Nathan Hale was hanged as a spy during the Delaware campaign of 1776.
False. It was the New York Campaign.
Who was the Boston Radical who began the Committees of Correspondence?
Samuel Adams.
What was Thomas Jefferson the author of?
The Declaration of Independence.
Where was the Declaration of Independence signed?
At the bottom.
Who was the American naval commander of the Bonhomme Richard?
John Paul Jones
Name three legislature or constitution related to the Second Continental Congress
1. Declaration of Independence
2. American's first government
3. Appointed Washington as commander-in-chief.
Name two results of the Articles of Confederation.
1. Americas first constitution
2. a firm league of friendship between the states.
Name one legislature or constitution related to the Confederation Congress
Northwest Ordinance
Name two results of the Constitution of the United States
1. Slaves counted as 3/5 of a person.
2. checks and balances
Who met to protest the in Intolerable Acts?
First Continental Congress
Where did the Revolutionary War begin?
Lexington
Who was Marquis De Lafayette?
A wealthy French volunteer who became and America Hero.
True or False: Baron von Stuben was the commander of the French army in America during the Revolution.
False. It was Rochambeau.
What was the indecisive last battle in the north during the revolution?
Monmouth
Who was Lord Cornwallis?
The British commander in the south after the capture of Charleston.
Where did Baron von Stuben drill the American army?
Valley Forge
Henry Knox dragged the cannon from _____ to ______
Ticonderonga to Boston
What battle did Horatia Gates lose when he brought a new American army south after the loss of Charleston?
Battle of Camden
Where did Washington surprise the Hessians the day after Christmas?
Trenton
The great compromise of the Constitutional convention was that congress would be made up of two houses: Senate and House. What was representation by for each of these houses?
Senate: representation by state
House: representation by population
Why did British policy towards the colonies change after 1763?
Britain was arrogant and deeply in debt after winning the seven years war. The wanted revenue and greater control over the colonies.
Who met to protest the in Intolerable Acts?
First Continental Congress
Where did the Revolutionary War begin?
Lexington
Who was Marquis De Lafayette?
A wealthy French volunteer who became and America Hero.
Be prepared to discuss Shays Rebellion and why it was important.
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True or False: Baron von Stuben was the commander of the French army in America during the Revolution.
False. It was Rochambeau.