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What is the introduction to the Declaration of Independence called?
Preamble
The point of view held by most of the people is called
public opinion
Who wrote the pamplet called Common Sense?
Thomas Paine
The complaints against the King or the parliment were called
grievances
The colonists who believed in independence were called
patriots
The colonists who wanted stay loyal to the king called themselves
loyalists
Some colonists wanted to not take sides in the dispute were called
neutral
Some colonists believed in settling disagreements peacefully were called
pacifists
A large organized group of soldiers is called
regiment
The term that means that you joined the army
enlisted
An event that causes important and dramatic change is called
turning point
The battle that was the turning point in the Revolutionary War
Battle of Saratoga
Someone who acts against their own government is called
a traitor
Which was the last big battle of the war?
Battle at Yorktown
What actually brought an official end to the war?
Treaty of Paris